Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 715
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Estimate: $ 250 - $ 350
"PAINTER OF THE REVOLUTION" TRUMBULL, JOHN. Autograph Letter Signed, "Jn:Trumbull," to his brother Jonathan Trumbull, Jr., suggesting that the estate of their father [CT Governor Jonathan Trumbull] be purchased for the benefit of their brother [David], requesting advice, and asking him to supervise the transaction. 1 1/4 page, 4to, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; silked on verso, faint scattered staining, folds. London, 20 July 1803

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". . . [T]he Sum which I advanced . . . must somewhat exceed $7000, a Sum which I can very ill spare from the pittance which I have saved. . . ."