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    Sale 2492 | Lot 8
    Price Realized: $438With Buyer's Premium
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    • Sale 2492 Lot 8

      JOHN BRADSTREET. Document Signed, "JnoBradstreet," granting power of attorney to Philip John Schuyler for the purpose of collecting certain debts. Countersigned by witness P. Silvester at lower left, and with a statement signed by "P.J. Schuyler" [Gen. Philip John Schuyler's son Philip Jeremiah?] on terminal page attesting that the document was found among General Schuyler's papers. 1 page, tall 4to, with integral blank; folds inexpertly reinforced on verso with ruled paper, scattered faint staining, red wax seal mostly intact and touching signature. Albany, 25 May 1764

      Estimate $350 - 500

      ". . . I Col'l John Bradstreet . . . do . . . appoint Philip J. Schuyler Esq'r of the City of Albany my true and Lawfull attorney . . . to . . . recover and receive of and from all . . . persons whatsoever all . . . sums of money debts dues claims & demands . . . . and I do hereby give & Grant to my said attorney my full & whole power in & concerning the premisses & will ratify & confirm whatsoever he shall Lawfully act or do therein . . . ."

      From the Collection of William Wheeler III.

      Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $438