Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 4

Price Realized: $ 1,235
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 800 - $ 1,200
SIGNER (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) READ, GEORGE. Autograph Document Signed, "Geo:Read AttyPltff," requesting an arrest warrant for Thomas Davis, who allegedly assaulted Thomas James, plaintiff in a case seeking £5,000 in damages. 1 page, oblong 8vo; small hole at center with minor loss to text, toning along right edge, vertical folds. (MRS) Np, 4 March 1780

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"Issue Capias to take Thomas Davis late of New Castle County Mariner to Answer Joseph James of a Plea wherefore with Force and Arms . . . the said Thomas James did beat wound and evilly treat . . . to the great Damage of the said Joseph and against the Peace of the Delaware State."