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Washington, George (1732-1799)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
73
Sold for:
$10,575$9,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Washington, George (1732-1799), Autograph letter signed, Philadelphia, May 30th, 1775, one page, as Delegate to the Continental Congress, to Burwek Bassett, a letter of recommendation for a young man, "a good classick Scholar and of good moral character", with holograph address leaf and framed with the wax seal, (tears to address leaf, overlaid with thin japan, former fold separations).
Estimate $10,000-15,000

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Philadelphia, Congress, Delegate , Autograph, George Washington

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