Lot #178
Edward Rutledge Autograph Letter Signed

South Carolina's governor submits to the state legislature
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Estimate: $1000+


South Carolina's governor submits to the state legislature

American politician from South Carolina who was the youngest signer of the Declaration of Independence (1749-1800). ALS, one page, 7 x 4.5, December 7, 1799. As governor of South Carolina, Rutledge informs the legislature of the resignation of the state's engineer. In full: "Mr. President & Gentlemen of the Senate: Honorable Gentlemen, I herewith transmit to you a copy of a letter, which I received from Colonel Serf, containing his resignation, as Engineer of this State." Double-matted and framed with an engraved portrait and plaque to an overall size of 13 x 20; the frame's backing has a window for viewing the docketing on the reverse. In fine, clean condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Animation
  • Dates: #620 - Ended November 10, 2021

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