Nov 08, 2018 - Sale 2492

Sale 2492 - Lot 48

Price Realized: $ 715
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
FRANCIS SCOTT KEY. Autograph Document Signed, "FSKey" twice, appealing on behalf of his father for relief from a judgment against him. Additionally with an autograph endorsement signed on verso: "File this & fill up blanks by the Jud't." 1/2 page, 8vo; minor scattered staining, folds, docketing on verso. Np, 15 August 1805 [from docketing]

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"To the Hon'ble the Judges of Frederick County Court. The Petition of John Ross Key humbly sheweth that a judgment was rendered against him & in favor of a certain Isache Shaw . . . . from which said Judgment the said Petitioner (thinking himself ag[g]rieved) prays an appeal to your Honors . . . ."

From the Collection of William Wheeler III.