Nov 07, 2017 - Sale 2461

Sale 2461 - Lot 23

Price Realized: $ 100
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 80 - $ 120
FIRST WEST POINT GRADUATE SWIFT, JOSEPH GARDNER. Autograph Letter Signed, "J.G. Swift B. Gen," to U.S. Minister to France Albert Gallatin, sending a letter [not present] to surveyor Colonel [William] McRee via the office of the Minister to France. 1 page, 4to; mounted to a larger sheet, faint scattered staining. New York, 19 November 1816

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"Having, by direction of the U.S. War Department, some communication to make to Col. McRee and Major Thayer, I have taken the liberty to enclose a letter to them through the Office of your Excellency, & I hope it may not be inconvenient to allow the letter to be properly directed."