Lot #98
Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry awards a land bounty to a "Serjeant of the Continental line"
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Estimate: $800+

Description

Patrick Henry awards a land bounty to a "Serjeant of the Continental line"

Partly-printed DS, signed “P. Henry,” one page, 5.5 x 3.5, February 5, 1785. Document certifying eligibility for a land bounty to a veteran of the Revolutionary War, in full: "I do certify, that Thomas Bird is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a Serjeant of the Continental line, for the War." Signed at the conclusion by Patrick Henry and Thomas Meriwether. Nicely matted and framed with a hand-colored engraving of Henry to an overall size of 9.5 x 15.5. In fine condition, with some ink erosion to the crossed-out words.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #531 - Ended July 11, 2018





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