Lot #7119
Josiah Bartlett Free Frank

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Estimate: $500+

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Description

Physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire (1729-1795) who served as that state's governor from 1790 to 1794. Desirable hand-addressed and free-franked mailing panel, 5.25 x 3.5, addressed by Bartlett to "Gen'l Nathaniel Folsom, Exeter, New Hampshire," and franked in the lower left corner, "Post free, J: Bartlett, N: Hampshire." In very good to fine condition, with some creasing and soiling. A merchant and statesman, Folsom served as a delegate for New Hampshire in the Continental Congress, as well as the major general of the New Hampshire Militia. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: The Lawrence Miller Collection
  • Dates: May 14 - May 21





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