A document bearing the signature of King George III and William Pitt the Elder, £7500 at Canterbury Auction Galleries.

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Part of an August 2 auction at Canterbury Auction Galleries (24% buyer’s premium), the document dated October 7, 1760, appoints James Murray “…Governor of our Town of Quebec, and of all the Lines and Fortifications thereof, and of the Dependencies of Quebec”.