10-26-2002 10-26-2002
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2167 Boston
October 26, 2002 11:00 AMCalender

Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) and Others

Auction: Sale #2167 - 2167 Location: Boston Date / Time: October 26, 2002 11:00AM


Jefferson, Thomas (1743-1826) and Others, Interesting archive of ship and maritime related material including a Ship's Passport for the Schooner Rebecca Christopher Prince, January 7th, 1807, countersigned by James Madison and Benjamin Lincoln; and a body of correspondence, circa 1823 and 24, concerning claims and counterclaims filed for and against Mr. Joshua Ellis and James Bartlett. The dispute centers around whether the Brig Joseph was seaworthy when Ellis, as Master, caused the destruction of the Ship Joseph, approximately fourteen pieces, some interesting postal marks.
Estimate $6,000-8,000


Joshua Ellis, Rebecca Christopher Prince, Benjamin Lincoln, James Bartlett, James Madison