Jun 15, 2023 - Sale 2641

Sale 2641 - Lot 67

Price Realized: $ 8,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 7,000 - $ 10,000
APPROVING MEDICINE FOR USE BY THE POTOMAC COMPANY WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Endorsement Signed, "G:Washington," as President of the Potomac Company, approving sheet of accounting for the Company. Additionally endorsed by two other Company directors, George Gilpin and John Fitzgerald. All endorsements on verso of first page. The accounting, "1786 Potomack Company in acc[oun]t with W[illiam] Brown" for the period between April 18, 1786 and June 22, 1787, showing debits amounting to £28.17.1 for medicines and various unspecified expenses ordered by "Dr." [Dr. William Brown, physician], [Manager Richardson] Stewart, [Treasurer William] Hartshorne, and others, and showing credit for payment made to Dr. Brown. 2 pages, 4to, written on first and terminal pages of a folded sheet; faint inkburn from Fitzgerald signature visible on first page, few scattered pin holes. Np, 18 October 1787