May 22, 2014 - Sale 2351

Sale 2351 - Lot 156

Price Realized: $ 5,750
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Franking Signature, "G:Washington," on address panel, to the governor of Maryland Thomas Johnson. 3x6 1/2 inches; mounted to a larger sheet, vertical fold through initial "G" of signature with moderate loss, small holes at folds affecting text but not signature; matted with remnants of wax seal and fragment including Johnson's docketing. Np, [circa 7 March 1778]

Additional Details

The letter to which this panel was attached is probably the one dated February 16, 1778, in which Washington urges Johnson to provide supplies for the Army.