Lot 177: Maryland: Charles Carroll of Carrollton

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RR Auction

2015-12-18 16:59:09

Lot 177: Lengthy ALS signed "Ch. Carroll of Carrollton," two pages on two adjoining sheets, 8 x 10, May 31, 1812. Letter to his son-in-law Richard Carton. In part: "I rec'd this evening yr letter of yesterday by Mr. Woodville. The court of appeals is sitting on the eastern shore & Mr. Chase attends it, the session will last about a fortnight the deeds (Lease) to Suter, and the deed to Mr. Conckly I will take with me to the Manor and about the middle of June, I will take them with me to Baltimore & execute them before judge Nickolson or the magistrates of their city—Mr. Woodville will return tomorrow on the packet, and deliver to you this letter covering the power I have executed." Second page bears a lengthy statement by Carroll about the execution of the deeds mentioned as well as a message written by his daughter Mary. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, scattered foxing and soiling, and repaired paper loss from seal removal affecting a couple words of the letter. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467 Wednesday, 13th January 2016 Estimate: $800-1000
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