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United States, Second Congress, 1st Session: 1791-1792, House Bill. An Act to Establish the Post-Office and Post-Roads Within the Unite

Auction:
2950B
Lot:
152
Sold for:
$7,380$6,000

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Books & Manuscripts - 2950B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2016 11:00AM

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United States, Second Congress, 1st Session: 1791-1792, House Bill. An Act to Establish the Post-Office and Post-Roads Within the United States, Signed by Edmund Jennings Randolph (1753-1813). Philadelphia: [Childs and Swaine], 8 May 1794. Small folio, 11 pages; signed by the second U.S. Secretary of State Edumund Randolph on the last leaf; untrimmed, minor dampstaining, small holes on final two leaves with loss of a few letters, some corners with loss to blank margins due to bio-predation; two holes in final leaf with loss of a few words, repaired; ESTC reports four copies: http://estc.bl.uk/W15503; 8 x 13 1/8 in.
Provenance: The Estate of David Spinney.
Estimate $8,000-10,000

A-C2. 11 numbered pages.


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Keywords

David Spinney, Edmund Jennings Randolph, Edumund Randolph, Book publishing, Edmund Randolph, Folio, Printing, Public sphere, Publishing, Randolph family of Virginia, Philadelphia, United States

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