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May 31, 2018 10:00 AM - June 8, 2018 10:00 AMCalender
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Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 17 April 1821, and Three Accompanying Prints.

$221$180
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3103T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

Clinton, DeWitt (1769-1828) Autograph Letter Signed, 17 April 1821, and Three Accompanying Prints. Single leaf wove paper inscribed on one page. To Jean-Guillaume, Baron Hyde de Neuville (1776-1857), sending a farewell message and the last report on the New York State Canal System project [Erie Canal] (not present), projecting that the work on the canals will be completed in 1823, (verso evenly toned from old dry mount), 10 x 8 in. [Together with] three engraved plans: Plan and Profile of Retrenched Work round Harkemeis House at ye German Flats, 1756; A Map of Part of the Land in the Royal Grant devised by Sir William Johnson to some of his natural Indian Children; [and] Plan of the City of Albany about the Year 1770. (4)
Estimate $300-400


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Keywords

William Johnson, Clinton, Hyde de Neuville, Albany