Royal warrant, Charlotte Elizabeth Dobbs,

Queen Victoria granted Charlotte Elizabeth Treadwin (née Dobbs) a Royal Warrant in the 12th year of her reign. The queen’s first order was a handkerchief with roses and thistles growing out of the cambric. Charlotte was paid £7.

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royal warrant, Charlotte Elizabeth Dobbs,
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By Virtue of the Authority to me given I do hereby Nominate and Appoint Miss Charlotte Elizabeth Dobbs of the Cathedral Yard, Exeter, to be Manufacturer of Honiton Brussels Point Lace in Ordinary to Her Majesty. To have and enjoy all the Rights, Profits, Privileges and Advantages to the said Place belonging during my Will and Pleasure And for the same this shall be a sufficient Warrant. Given under my Hand this Twenty Eighth day of June 1848. In the Twelfth Year of Her Majesty’s Reign. [signed] Harriet Sutherland Mistress of the Robes ; ON REVERSE: Registered in the Office of Robes folio 167 signature illegible ?Boswell (Handwritten) Lord M Howell?
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royal warrant, Charlotte Elizabeth Dobbs, 28th June 1848