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Two American 18th Century Manuscript Documents on Ship Specifications

Auction:
2195
Lot:
1096
Sold for:
$353$300

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Auction:
Sale #2195 - 2195
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2002 11:00AM

Description:

Two American 18th Century Manuscript Documents on Ship Specifications, the first May 5th, 1796, one page, from Elisha Briggs, Master Carpenter, attesting to his work on the Brig Alexander; the second from Daniel Briggs, certifying the Ship William & Mary, both 8vo, framed. Note: Both Briggs brothers served their apprenticeships with their father, Seth Briggs, at the Brick Kiln Shipyard.
Estimate $200-250

Keywords

Elisha Briggs, Master Carpenter , Daniel Briggs, Seth Briggs, Brig, Briggs