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Price Realized: $750 With Buyer's Premium Show Hammer Price
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Sale 2461 Lot 5
SIGNER (AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) RUTLEDGE, EDWARD. Two Signatures, "Edward Rutledge / P[laintif]fs Att[orne]y" and "Rutledge," on a partly-printed Document Signed by William Henry Drayton, "WmH. Drayton," as SC Supreme Court Chief Justice, a writ ordering the sheriff to bring to the Court of Common Pleas John Stevens to answer to "Isaac Weatherley . . . in a Plea wherefore . . . the said John unlawfully broke and entered the . . . Plantation of the said Isaac . . . and did . . . cut down & spoil the Timber & Trees . . . ." Countersigned by Rutledge at lower right and additionally signed in docketing verso. 7 3/4x12 inches; faint scattered staining, vertical folds, paper seal intact. Charleston [SC], 12 February 1777
Estimate $400 - 600Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $750