Lot #12
John Quincy Adams Autograph Document Signed

Bold handwritten receipt signed in full by John Quincy Adams
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Estimate: $1000+

Description

Bold handwritten receipt signed in full by John Quincy Adams

ADS, signed “John Quincy Adams,” one page, 7.25 x 4.5, March 16, 1806. Bold and neatly penned handwritten receipt, in full: "Washington City, 16 March 1806. Received of Mr. James Smith, as agent of his brother Justus B. Smith, one thousand dollars; being in a receipt of John Delafield jun'r teller of the Bank of New York, for that sum deposited in said Bank, by said James Smith and there placed to my credit. The said sum is in payment of the interest, and part of the principal of Justus B. Smith's note to me for $2000, on interest, dated 10 September 1798, and was deposited in said Bank on the 12th inst." In very good to fine condition, with light toning and staining, and short split to the end of the central horizontal fold.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #618 - Ended October 13, 2021





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