Apr 27, 2017 - Sale 2444

Sale 2444 - Lot 294

Price Realized: $ 3,250
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(VERMONT.) Group of Vermont manuscripts, including legal correspondence and political autographs. Approximately 500 items in one box (0.5 linear feet); various sizes and conditions. (MRS) Vp, 1772-1954

Additional Details

Highlights include a transcript of a 4 April 1787 Ethan Allen letter concerning naturalization, signed and certified by Jean de Crevecoeur on 8 February 1788 Property agreement signed by Ira Allen, 4 October 1794 Military pass to Jasper Smith issued by order of Lord Cornwallis and signed by his aide de camp. Bennington, VT, 12 December 1776 Deed on vellum signed by 25 proprietors of the town of Westminster, VT, 28 March 1772 Auditor's report of the state treasury accounts, 9 October 1801 Long and detailed Revolutionary pension application of William Park of Woodford, 1828 Archive of 12 letters from Gilbert A. Davis to his father Asa Davis of Chester, VT, 1861-72 Archive of law firm Nicholson & Ormsbee of Brandon, VT, approximately 300 items (mostly letters received) including Civil War pension claims, 1863-67 Family papers of Matilda Bradley Shaw of Berkshire, VT, mostly juvenile correspondence, 110 items, 1832-95 Substantial collection of Vermont political autographs, including founding governor Thomas Chittenden and many other governors, many United States Congressmen, and judge/author Royall Tyler, 44 items, 1787-1954 and 24 other miscellaneous manuscript items.