An Important Archive Relating to Field Marshall Sir John French

Date of Auction: 14th December 2006

Sold for £150

Estimate: £150 - £250

Warrant for the award of the Spanish Order of Merit (Caballero Gran Cruz de la Orden del Merito Militar) conferred on Sir Jan French [sic] by the King of Spain following his visit to Aldershot in 1905. Foolscap, pre-printed form, boldly headed DON ALFONSO XIII, REY CONSTITUTIONAL DE ESPANA with ink details, embossed seal of Don Alfonso XIII & signatures of ? the King & another, folded, near very good £150-250