Lot 128: Partly-printed DS, signed "P. Henry," one page, 13.75 x 18, December 2, 1785. As governor of Virginia, Henry grants Alexander Skinner a "certain Tract or parcel of Land, containing Two Thousand acres…being in the County of Jefferson on the Southside of Rough Creek." The white paper seal affixed at the bottom remains fully intact. Beautifully archivally matted and framed with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 31.5 x 27.5. Intersecting folds with some repaired separations and holes at intersections, a few stray ink marks, and a bit of show-through from docketing to reverse, otherwise fine condition. Oversized.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453
Sunday, 17th May 2015
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