Oct 26, 2023 - Sale 2650

Sale 2650 - Lot 78

Price Realized: $ 1,040
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,500 - $ 2,500
ADAMS, JOHN QUINCY. Letter Signed, as Secretary of State, to merchants Brown and Ives, reporting that he has instructed US Minister to the UK Richard Rush to urge the British Government to do what it can concerning the [shipwrecked?] schooner, William and Mary, and returning related documents [not present]. 3/4 page, 4to, with integral blank; folds, docketing on terminal page. [Washington], 12 June 1818

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". . . I have just written to Mr. Rush, the Minister of the United States in London, instructing him to employ his official interposition, as far as it might be proper or useful, with the British Government, in the case of your Vessel, the Schooner, William and Mary . . . ."