ROOKE, Admiral Sir George. 18741

£375

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Warrant Signed ‘G.Rooke’, addressed to Captain Tayor, Commander of Her Majesty’s Ship Charles Gally, about the agreement following the Treaty of Algiers that Commanders can issue certificates to officers commanding Prizes, and this would serve as sufficient confirmation “that all Prizes taken by any of her Majesty’s Subjects shall not be molested in case of no Pass” if such a certificate is produced. 1 page 7 x 6 inches, integral blank leaf, very fine. On board the Royall Katherine at Saint Hellens, 10 February 1703/4. Admiral Sir George Rooke (1650-1709), then Commander in Chief of the Grand Fleet.