11-13-2011 11-13-2011
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2571B Boston
November 13, 2011 11:00 AMCalender
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Washington, George (1732-1799)

$9,800$8,000
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2571B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 13, 2011 11:00AM

Description:

Washington, George (1732-1799), Signed document, one page, April 11th, 1795, on vellum, military appointment of Frederick Dalcho as Lieutenant in Corps of Artillery and Engineers, countersigned by Timothy Pickering as Secretary of War, engraved vignette by Thackara and Vallance of Philadelphia, 18 x 15 in., (edges slightly trimmed, browning along left fold with two repaired holes, small loss to l.l. corner fold).
Estimate $8,000-12,000

Keywords

Lieutenant, Secretary, Timothy Pickering, Philadelphia, Corps of Artillery and Engineers, Frederick Dalcho