Mar 21, 2019 - Sale 2502

Sale 2502 - Lot 215

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
HAWTHORNE, NATHANIEL. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Nath'l Hawthorne," as U.S. Consul, certifying that captain James A. Murphy of the Ship Clinton and its crew will continue sailing to the United States except two men, who have deserted. 1 page, folio; faint dampstaining at upper edge, short closed separation at vertical fold affecting two letters of signature (without loss) repaired verso with cello tape, few small holes at fold intersections repaired verso with cello tape, paper seal intact. Liverpool, 16 May 1857

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Hawthorne, appointed Consul at Liverpool by his college friend President Franklin Pierce, served in that position between 1853 and 1858.