|Content Description||As well as the office of Warden of the Stanneries, the letters patent also include the following: Steward of the Duchy of Cornwall in the County of Cornwall and of the Borough and Manor of Bradninch in the County of Devon; Steward of all castles, manors, lands and tenements in the Counties of Devon and Cornwall; and Rider and Master Forester of the 'Forest and Chace of Dartmore'.|
There are details of the amount to be paid to the duke for his service; also the duke is granted 'full power and authority' to appoint and remove under-stewards, keepers, foresters, bailiffs, and other officers, as is deemed fit.
A wax pendant of the privy seal of H.R.H. The Prince of Wales is attached.
The appointment is witnessed at the Council Chamber at Buckingham Gate, dated 6 February 1862 [in the reign of Victoria].
See also Ne 5 Da 17 for a copy of these letters patent, and Ne 5 Da 18 which concerns the duke's duties as Warden of the Stanneries.
wax pendant seal in metal case