Sale 17BP01 | Lot 145

[AMERICAN REVOLUTION] Group of miscellaneous documents,

Catalogue: Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

Lot Details

Lot 145
[AMERICAN REVOLUTION] Group of miscellaneous documents,
including an October 1776 White Plains pay order on a rectangular slip signed by Frederick Tracy for flour received; a 1780 soldier discharge signed by Return Jonathan Meigs, Sr. as Commander 1st Connecticut Brigade and endorsed on the verso possibly by Henry Knox but this unconfirmed; a 1777 legal document signed by Oliver Ellsworth being a receipt for money paid to a woman after "extraordinary trouble in obtaining pay for his regt. from Headquarters"; a 1781 pay order signed by John Lawrence as Treasurer; a 1780 Hartford pay-order signed by Daniel Evarts; a 1785 service certification; and about 8 others from mostly the 1780s, including an 1807 English document. Sound condition overall but with some splits to folds and small stains, the Meigs document with a tissue repair to verso.


Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Estimate: $400 - $600
Sold for $750 (includes buyer's premium)

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Rare Books, Autographs & Photographs

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