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Calvin, John (1509-1564)

Auction:
2483
Lot:
18
Sold for:
$18,960$16,000

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2483
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2009 11:00AM

Description:

Calvin, John (1509-1564), Autograph letter signed, December 22, 1555, one page, in German, a pay order presented to the General Treasurer (of Geneva) to pay Calvin the sum of 125 florins as "first minister of our City", framed with 18th century portrait etching by Sandoz, 4to, (dampstaining lower right corner, some docket burn through)
Estimate $6,000-8,000

dampstaining lower right corner, some docket burn through

Keywords

first minister, General Treasurer, Autograph, Communication, Protestantism

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