A letter addressed to 'Our Attorney or Solicitor General', dated 30 September 1684/5, Whitehall on one page folio. The grant of the position of common clerk of Leeds to Castilian Morris, the letter reads: "Our will and Pleasure is that you prepare a Bill for Our Royal Signature to pass Our Great Seale, Containing our Grant unto Our Trusty and We beloved Castilian Morris Gent of the Place or Office of Common Clerke of Our Borough of Leeds in Our County of Yorker void by the death of George Banister late Common Clerk thereof. To have hold & enjoy the same by himself or his sufficient Deputy of Deputies for and during Our Pleasure, together with all Fees, salaries, Profits & Perquisites and Advantages whatsoever thereunto belonging, in as full & ample manner as The Said George Banister or any other hath or of right ought to have held and enjoyed the same". The letter is countersigned by Robert Spencer, Earl of Sunderland. Professionally mounted and framed with a reproduction portrait of "King Charles II" (c. 1680-85) from the studio of John Riley. With integral second leaf bearing contemporary docket, some wear in folds, one or two words slightly affected, old repairs to the reverse, otherwise in good condition.