Lot 307: Davy Crockett had several first cousins named David Crockett after his grandfather. When he lived in Gibson Co., Tennessee, two other David Crocketts lived within twelve miles of him: David Crockett of Rutherford Co. and David B. Crockett, son of Davy's uncle Robert. ADS, signed "David B. Crockett," one page both sides, 7.5 x 4, January 18, 1833. Financial document with a portion written out by Crockett, reading, "I assign the Within note to George N. Gibbs and Garontee [sic] the payment and also the lien upon the land for the money." Document also bears two other statements written by George N. Gibbs and A. Gibbs, with the reverse bearing a promissory note signed by Robert Puckett. In very good condition, with central horizontal and vertical folds, moderate toning to Crockett's panel, with scattered light toning to remainder, and a couple other portions of document light but legible. Crockett's signature and writing are quite bold.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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