Lot 250: Thomas J. Rusk

RR Auction

2015-10-29 11:33:23

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Lot 250: Soldier and statesman (1803-1857) who signed the Texas Declaration of Independence and served as chief justice of the Texas Supreme Court. LS signed "Tho. J. Rusk," one page both sides, 7.75 x 10, April 15, 1839. A petition to President Mirabeau Lamar recommending Mr. Hart for Chief Justice of Nacogdoches County. Signed at the conclusion by eighteen supporters including Rusk. Intersecting folds, overall toning, and show-through from writing to opposing sides, otherwise fine condition. Provenance: The Robert Davis Collection. RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts Friday, 23rd October 2015 Estimate: $400-600
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