Lot 243: Politician, friend of William Barret Travis, and signer of the Texas Declaration of Independence (1797-1846). Autograph endorsement, "approved, John W. Moore," on a manuscript document, one page both sides, 7.75 x 9.75, December 12, 1835. A receipt approved by Moore, in part: "I have Received of Samuel Highsmith one pair of work steers-which is thought to be worth sixty dollars." In very good condition, with intersecting folds, overall dampstaining and toning, a few tears and holes, and 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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