Lot 384: American pioneer, soldier, and congressman from Virginia considered one of the most gifted battlefield tacticians of the Revolutionary War (1736–1802). Manuscript DS, signed "Dan'l Morgan," one page both sides, 9.25 x 7.25, November 29, 1774. A 'true copy' of a land transaction in which George Washington sells "one Lot of Land part of Coll. George Mercers Tract on the Shannondoah River" to Williams Dawson. Signed at the conclusion in bold ink by Morgan. The reverse bears true copies of further transactions of the land as the property is passed to successive owners, dated between 1775 and 1792. Intersecting folds with a couple small edge separations, light toning, and show-through from writing to opposing sides, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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