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Manuscript Of Calligraphy, Authorization For the Appointment of a Military Surgeon, 1768–88

This is a manuscript of calligraphy. It was calligrapher: William Pitt. It is dated 1768–88 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is pen and brown ink, blue silk ribbon. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

This object was donated by Unknown. It is credited Gift of Anonymous Donor.

It is signed

by William Pitt (1768-1788)

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Manuscript Of Calligraphy, Authorization For the Appointment of a Military Surgeon, 1768–88; Calligrapher: William Pitt (1768 – 1788); England; pen and brown ink, blue silk ribbon; Gift of Anonymous Donor; 1962-87-20

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