Lot 511: Arthur St. Clair

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:28:48

Lot 511: American soldier and politician (1737-1818) who rose to the rank of major general in the Continental Army during the American Revolution but lost his command after a controversial retreat from Fort Ticonderoga. Revolutionary War–dated third-person autograph endorsement, signed within the text, "St. Clair," on the reverse of a manuscript document, one page, 8 x 8.5, April 3, 1776. A receipt for medical expenses incurred by various soldiers, endorsed on the reverse in St. Clair's hand, "April 20th, 1776, Received of Coll. St. Clair Payment of the within account." Signed at the conclusion by James Van Buren. In very good condition, with splits along folds and small paper loss at intersections. Accompanied by unsigned engravings of St. Clair. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $1000-1500
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