May 05, 2016 - Sale 2413

Sale 2413 - Lot 3

Price Realized: $ 6,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
1776 APPOINTMENT (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) HANCOCK, JOHN. Partly-printed Document Signed, as President of the Continental Congress, military commission appointing David Hobby "Captain of the Sixth Company of the Third Regiment of the New York Forces." Countersigned by Secretary of Congress Charles Thomson. 10x13 inches; complete separations at few folds with some loss to text incompletely repaired verso with silk, vertical fold touching Hancock signature (without loss), even toning and brittling overall, some loss at fold intersections, some chipping at upper and right edges. [Philadelphia], 26 February 1776