Lot 125: ALS signed "A. Burr," one page, 8 x 10, June 1, 1798. Letter to Senator John Laurance. In full: "You may recollect controversies between the Exrs of Saml Bayard & Moses & Joseph Hunt relative to an award made in Ulster County between S. Bayard, & Malcom his agent, & Moses Hunt—Joseph, on Whom the burthen fell, claims a payment of 25£ paid by you to me—I find two payments, but neither exactly corresponding with the amount alleged. At his Request I write to ask if you have any Memo or receipt which will shew the fact. He waits in town untill return of mail to receive your answer." Addressed in Burr's hand on the reverse of the second integral sheet to "The Hon'l John Laurance, In Senate of U. S., Philadelphia." Intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature), trivial paper loss to the right edge from seal removal, and scattered soiling, otherwise fine condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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