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(U.S. Frigate Constitution)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
183
Sold for:
$7,050$6,000

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

Description:

(U.S. Frigate Constitution), Partially printed receipt, Boston, Commonwealth of Massachusetts, Sept. 13th, 1798, one page, a receipt for timbers for the construction of the frigate, "eighty-three dolls. twenty six cents in full for Sundry boards and planks furnished for building the United States Frigate Constitution per bill," signed by Jona(thon) Balch, framed with an etching of the Constitution and Guerriere, (good, not examined out of frame).
Estimate $1,000-1,500

Keywords

Commonwealth Day, Massachusetts, Frigate, USS Constitution, Watercraft

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