The Baird Jewels and Archive (19 September 2003)

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Date of Auction: 19th September 2003

Sold for £190

Estimate: £200 - £300

Sir David Baird’s lithographed “Corunna wounds” certificate

on wove paper, “GENERAL SIR DAVID BAIRD maketh Oath that he is the Person Entitled to a Pension of £450 per Annum, which HIS MAJESTY was pleased to grant to him in consideration of the loss of his Left Arm at the Battle of Corunna 16th January 1809, while serving in the Command as General ...”, spaces for date, magistrate’s and agent’s signatures, etc. (left blank), 1 page, 4to, circa 1820,
minor damp staining £200-300