Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 750
Show Hammer Price?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
SIGNER (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) RUTLEDGE, EDWARD. Two Signatures, "Edward Rutledge / P[laintif]fs Att[orne]y" and "Rutledge," on a partly-printed Document Signed by William Henry Drayton, "WmH. Drayton," as SC Supreme Court Chief Justice, a writ ordering the sheriff to bring to the Court of Common Pleas John Stevens to answer to "Isaac Weatherley . . . in a Plea wherefore . . . the said John unlawfully broke and entered the . . . Plantation of the said Isaac . . . and did . . . cut down & spoil the Timber & Trees . . . ." Countersigned by Rutledge at lower right and additionally signed in docketing verso. 7 3/4x12 inches; faint scattered staining, vertical folds, paper seal intact. Charleston [SC], 12 February 1777