11-12-2017 11-12-2017
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
3040B Boston
November 12, 2017 11:00 AMCalender

Columbian Sentinel.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3040B Location: Boston Date / Time: November 12, 2017 11:00AM


Columbian Sentinel. Boston: Benjamin Russell, 3 October 1790. Folio bifolium, including the Act of August 12, 1790, "making provision for the reduction of the public debt," granting twelve million dollars for reducing the national debt; another act of August 12, 1790 repaying Abraham Skinner for expenses associated with the support of prisoners during the war; and a third, of August 11, 1790, altering the times for holding circuit courts in South Carolina and Georgia, old folds, toned, some breaks where folds converge, 17 x 11 in.
Estimate $200-300

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Benjamin Russell, Abraham Skinner