May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 39

Price Realized: $ 219
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 80 - $ 120
VANE, HENRY. Fragment of a Letter Signed, "H:Vane," including only date and closing: "From the Committee of the Council of State for the Affairs of the Admiralty / Your affectionate friends." 3x7 1/2 inches; minor scattered foxing. Np, 6 December 1651

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Sir Henry Vane (1613-1662) served as governor of the Massachusetts Bay Colony in 1636 and was tried and executed in England by royalists in the Cavalier Parliament for his actions as a supporter of republican government.