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Queen Mary II requests Henry Guy be paid £25,000 from her private discretionary fund.

King William III of England writes about English diplomat and Ambassador Richard Hill, who served as the King’s Deputy Paymaster General to the Army during the Nine Years' War (1688-1697).

Louis XIV signs the passport of a ship's captain. Provenance note on reverse: "This permit, granted by King Louis XXIV [sic] of France, presented to Chas. H. Townsend by Capt. de Brice of the Imperial Navy and Director General of the Port of Le…

Queen Anne of Great Britain authorizes the payment of £2,300 to Edward Barker, the Treasurer to the Governors of the Bounty of Queen Anne for the Augmentation of the Maintenance of the Poor Clergy.

Robert Morris, a Founding Father of the United States and financier of the American Revolution, requests information regarding the discount of a note for $8,000.

King George III of Great Britain writes a letter regarding the travels of the Princess Royal.

King George III of Great Britain signs a Royal Warrant that permits Monsieur Dutendas to transmit twenty guineas to his wife who resided at Montreuil-sur-Mer (the Pas-de-Calais, France). The warrant refers to the "Act for preventing money or effects…

Captain William Henry Harrison signs this copy of an original document that authorizes his payment for services rendered as the Assistant Quartermaster of Fort Washington.

Revolutionary War General Alexander Hamilton requests that Paymaster-General Caleb Swan pay Captain Benjamin Williamson $6,000 for the troops under Hamilton's command.

President Thomas Jefferson writes this note regarding the payment of the Jefferson daughters' (Maria Eppes and Martha Randolph) trip to Virginia.