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Lot #2005
Alexander McSween Signed Document

Estimate: $200+
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Partner of John Tunstall who fought alongside Billy the Kid in the Lincoln County War; he was killed in the Battle of Lincoln on July 19, 1878. ADS, signed “A. A. McSween,” one page both sides, 8 x 12.25, August 1, 1877. The last page of a "Petition of Alex. A. McSween to be released as surety on Adrs. Bond," submitted to the "Probate Court, Lincoln County, Territory of New Mexico." McSween writes concerning a financial transaction with men named Emile and Charles, and asks that he be released from the associated bond. In very good condition, with toning from tape repairs along fold separations (affecting signature area) and paper loss to top edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Gangsters, Outlaw & Lawmen
  • Dates: #503 - Ended June 23, 2017