Lot 228: Secretary of the Texas Navy during the republic era and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence (1794-1839). Autograph endorsement signed "S. Rhoads Fisher," one page, 8 x 10, May 27, 1835. In part: "Josiah Tilley being sworn has made it satisfactory to the Court that the within claim...is correct." Fisher's endorsement is on the reverse of a letter describing a transfer of the property of an estate, signed by William New, William Parks, and Oscar F. Robinson. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, scattered staining, and some show-through from writing to opposing sides. Provenance: The Robert Davis Collection.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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