Warrant Signed ('Ro: Cary') in his capacity as Chamberlain to the Prince of Wales [the future King Charles I].

Robert Carey [Cary], 1st Earl of Monmouth (1560-1639) [Sir Adam Newton (d.1630)]
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On one side of a piece of laid paper, with pot watermark, 26 x 20 cm. On sound, crisp paper, heavily foxed, and with slight wear to extremities, and remains of previous mounting at corners of reverse. Two small oval stains beneath text, and small clipping from autograph dealer's catalogue laid down in bottom left-hand corner. Firm signature. Fifteen lines of text beneath two-line date in Latin. ' one of the offecers of the Prinnce his highnes wardrobe asketh allowance for takeinge downe makeinge cleane and loadinge away of all such wardrobe stuffe as was used for his highnes service at Hamptoncourte for a dinner howse at fower severall times In which service himselfe his man thire horses and fower labowrers were imployed the space of eight days wherefore hee prayeth to have allowance for his and thire paynes and charges in the service aforesaid'. '[T]o be rated' by Carey, 'and payed by right Worshipfull Adam Newton Esquier his highnes receaver generall'. Together with a useful typed description, on page of A4, and two other typed slips.