Lot 224: Hinton Curtis, Joseph White, and Others

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:33:18

Lot 224: Manuscript DS in Spanish, four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.5 x 12.5, December 1, 1829. As executor of the estate of James F. Tong, Hinton Curtis sells property to Stephen Richardson and Thomas Davis to meet the debts of the estate. Signed at the conclusion by Hinton Curtis, Joseph White as constitutional alcalde of San Felipe de Austin, and witnesses George Dimmitt, J. Ray Phillips, and H. H. League. In very good condition, with partial separations to folds, toning, and show-through from writing to opposing sides. Accompanied by a complete English translation. Curtis, White, and League were all members of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred colonists, as was the late Tong. Curtis also served in Capt. John Austin's company and saw action at the Battle of San Jacinto. Provenance: The Robert Davis Collection. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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