Apr 15, 2021 - Sale 2564

Sale 2564 - Lot 327

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
(WEST--NEW MEXICO.) James Monroe, et al. Message . . . Relative to the Arrest and Imprisonment of Certain American Citizens at Santa Fe, by Authority of the Government of Spain. 23 pages. 8vo, disbound; minimal wear and foxing. 15th Congress, 1st Session, House Doc. 197. Washington, 1818

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"A group of Auguste Chouteau's fur trappers out of St. Louis were seized at Santa Fe and imprisoned in Chihuahua in 1811 or 1812. This report contains testimonies of the men involved and records the government's steps toward freeing the men"--Streeter sale I:152 (bringing $200 in 1966). Howes S103 ("aa"); Graff 4410; Wagner-Camp 15.