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(Revolutionary War, Thomas Cushing to John Hancock)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
164
Sold for:
$1,998$1,700

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

(Revolutionary War, Thomas Cushing to John Hancock), Two autograph letters signed, April 27th, 1776 and July 22nd, 1776, each one page, to Hancock as President of the Continental Congress, the first concerning the sale of a ship and arming it with cannon, with various comments on the conflict; the second concerning supplies for the troops, news from a courier from Philadelphia, Capt. McNeil, awaiting cannon and the enlisting of men, with address leaf, (first very faded, chipped).
Estimate $1,800-2,200

Keywords

Thomas Cushing, President , Philadelphia, Congress, McNeil, Autograph, Cushing, Governors of Massachusetts, Hancock, John Hancock

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