Jun 17 at 10:30 AM - Sale 2573 -

Sale 2573 - Lot 2

Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
"GEORGE WASHINGTON . . . WILL BE REVERED . . . TO THE GATES OF TIME" CARROLL, CHARLES. Autograph Letter Signed, "Ch. Carroll of Carrollton," to "Sir," thanking him for sending a portrait of George Washington. 1 page, 7x7 1/2 inches; complete separations at folds repaired verso with tissue, short closed tear at right edge, faint scattered foxing, faint marginal discoloration from prior matting. Baltimore, 25 March 1823

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"I was yesterday favoured with your letter of the 20th instant inclosing a miniature engraving of General Washington, whose memory and whose great and disinterested services will be revered by every good citizen of these States to the gates of time. Accept, Sir, my thanks for your attention in sending me the representation of that truely great man whom living I esteemed and loved, and whose memory will ever be dear to me."