Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 29

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) Higgins, Philip. Protest by a loyal American whose ship had been seized. Manuscript Document Signed. One page, 13 x 8 3/4 inches; 2-inch hole affecting 3 words, moderate foxing, minor wear. (MRS) Providence, RI, 20[?] November 1776

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Philip Higgins of Georgetown, MA (now in Maine) testifies that he and his partners were the owners of the schooner Endeavor which had recently been seized by the Continental Navy, that they were "subjects and friends of the United States of America," and that the ship was not sailing to Nova Scotia to supply British subjects.