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Lot #53
Aaron Burr Autograph Letter Signed

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ALS signed "A. Burr," one page, 8 x 10, June 1, 1798. Handwritten letter to Senator John Laurance. In full: "You may recollect controversies between the Exrs of Saml Bayard & Moses & Joseph Hunt relative to an award made in Ulster County between S. Bayard, & Malcom his agent, & Moses Hunt-Joseph, on Whom the burthen fell, claims a payment of 25£ paid by you to me—I find two payments, but neither exactly corresponding with the amount alleged. At his Request I write to ask if you have any Memo or receipt which will shew the fact. He waits in town untill return of mail to receive your answer." Addressed in Burr's hand on the reverse of the second integral sheet to "The Hon'l John Laurance, In Senate of U. S., Philadelphia." In very good to fine condition, with a small area of loss to the right edge, and seal-related paper loss to the integral address leaf.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #670 - Ended July 12, 2023





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