Lot 374: Delaware politician (1772–1824) who served in the Delaware General Assembly, as a US Representative, US Senator, US Attorney General, and US Minister to Argentina. ALS signed "C. A. Rodney," one page, 8 x 9.75, March 26, 1804. Letter to Samuel Carswell of Philadelphia, in part: "I directed A. Hamilton to advise you to waive the 600 Doll from Higgins on the terms so proposed as the Court will soon come around. Mrs. Rodney presented me last Tuesday with a fine boy & is remarkably well herself." The adjacent page bears two address panels that have been free franked a total of three separate times. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, light creasing and soiling, a few chips to right edge, and uniform toning.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460
Wednesday, 16th September 2015
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