Lot 246: Revolutionary War–dated ADS, signed "Robert Lanier," one page, 7 x 6.25, July 6, 1783. Financial document from North Carolina. In full: "By Mr. Finch have sent you Twenty Pounds Virginia Money with an intent to leve it in pledge for the use of Ten Pounds for a few days, the prock or Dollar Bills I want to purchase sundry necessities which Mr. Finch is to try to get." Fitch writes and signs a statement on the reverse, in part: "The contents of the Inclosed was some Money lent Mr. I. Hamlin Decd by Robert Lanier which I was to Exchange for Prod. Or Dollar Money with Bagge in order to purchase Salt for the use of Soldiers." In very good condition, with repaired separations to intersecting folds, various tears and small areas of paper loss, and scattered foxing.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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