Lot 180: Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Rhode Island (1727-1820). ALS signed "Wm. Ellery, Colle.," one page, 6.75 x 8.25, November 9, 1810. Letter written from the Collector's Office at Newport. In part: "The book of entries & clearances and the files & inward Coasting & Manifests in my office have been examined, and such a vessel as the Ship Louisa has been found in neither of them." In fine condition, with intersecting folds (one vertical fold passing through a single letter of the signature) and light toning.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs & Artifacts
Friday, 23rd October 2015
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