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November 18, 2018 11:00 AMCalender

Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3176BLocation: BostonDate / Time: November 18, 2018 11:00AM


Hull, William (1753-1825) Autograph Letter Signed, Detroit, 6 September 1811. Wove folio bifolium inscribed over one page, to the "Chiefs and head men of the Wyandot Nation at Maguage & Brown's Town," sending money ($1,129.00),by means of Mr. Vigor, to Walk-in-the-Water, promising another $271 as soon as possible, and additionally promising 150 pounds of bread and 100 pounds of pork for the nation; wear and tear, old folds, 9 3/4 x 7 3/4 in.
"My Children,
I send by your Friend Mr. Vigor, Eleven hundred & nine Dollars, and twenty Dollars, has been received by Walkinthewater, which amounts to eleven hundred & twenty nine. I have done all in my power to accommodate you. The two hundred & seventy one dollars shall be paid as soon as possible.
I send you one hundred & fifty pounds of bread, & one hundred pounds of pork, for the Nation, while receiving their annuities. I salute you in friendship, William Hull"
Estimate $300-500

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William Hull, Vigor