Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 5

Price Realized: $ 4,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
SIGNER (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) SHERMAN, ROGER. Autograph Manuscript Signed, in the third person within the text, with an Autograph Endorsement Signed. The manuscript, 18-line balance sheet listing Sherman's expenses between 1776 and 1779 as a delegate to the Continental Congress, including, in November of 1776, "7 days Service & Horse going to Camp to arrange the officers in the Connecticut Line . . . ." The heading of the page, in holograph: "State of Connecticut to R. Sherman / Dr." The endorsement, "Rec'd Twenty Nine pounds Seven Shillings and eight pence Lawful money the Contents. May 17, 1780," written on the same sheet below a pay order to CT Treasurer John Lawrence. 2 pages, square 8vo, the manuscript written on the terminal page and the endorsement on the first page of a single folded sheet; evenly toned, docketing on verso of endorsement page, folds, cancellation signature by Oliver Wolcott Jr. written vertically through pay order (not affecting endorsement). (MRS) Np, circa 17 May 1780