104 East 25th Street, New York, NY 10010  | 
(212) 254-4710  |  Mon - Fri, 10AM - 6PM
Follow Us:
  • We are happy to call you during the auction and place bids on your behalf. To arrange phone bidding, please call Swann's bid department during business hours.

    (212) 254-4710 ext. 0
    Mon - Fri 10AM - 6PM


    Or, e-mail a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to phonebids@swanngalleries.com. Be sure to include a phone number where we can reach you.

    Bids may also be submitted via fax. Send a list of lots with the sale number and your contact information to (212) 979-1017. You will receive a confirmation before the sale.

    Sale 2492 | Lot 6
    Estimate: $800 - $1,200
    • Click Image To Enlarge

    • Sale 2492 Lot 6

      FRANCIS BERNARD. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Fra Bernard," as Governor, military commission appointing Jonathan Snelling Quarter Master of the Governor's Troop of Horse Guards with the rank of Captain. Countersigned by Deputy Secretary Jonathan Cotton. 13x15 inches; closed separations at scattered folds repaired with cello tape verso, faint scattered staining, endorsement on verso, paper seal intact. Boston, 10 May 1766

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      WITH--Charles Jenkinson. Letter Signed, "C. Jenkinson," as Secretary at War, to Paymaster Richard Rigby, ordering him to issue to Bisshopf and Brummell "a sum equal to six Months Subsistence of three Companies . . . Commissioned Officers included" to compensate for expenses incurred by the detachment of Sutherland Fencibles at Shettland. 1 page, tall 4to; horizontal folds. "War Office" [London], 7 September 1781.

      From the Collection of William Wheeler III.