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Two Framed Oliver Hazard Perry Documents

Auction:
2760M
Lot:
110
Sold for:
$1,046$850

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Auction:
Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2760M
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
November 01, 2014 10:00AM

Description:

Two Framed Oliver Hazard Perry Documents, c. 1814-15, a document from Newport, dated February 7, 1815 to John Cahoone regarding the return of iron ballast, signed "O.H. Perry", and a document from Newport, dated July 13th, 1814 ordering Master William C. Greene to take command of United States gunboat number 5, signed by O.H. Perry.
Estimate $800-1,200

Both have some foxing, July 13th document has some cracking on folds.


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Keywords

Oliver Hazard Perry, William C. Greene, United States, John Cahoone