Lot 185: New York: William Floyd

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-12-18 16:59:10

Lot 185: Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New York (1734–1821) who served in both the Continental Congress and US Congress. Revolutionary War–dated ADS, signed "Wm: Floyd," one page, 8.25 x 4.5, June 4, 1781. A promissory note, in part: "I do hereby Obligate myself to pay or Cause to be paid all such sum of Money both principle and Interest in specie as the Bearer Mr. William Phillips shall give his Receipt for on the Back of this Obligation." Reverse bears several notations in other hands recording payments received. Affixed at the right edge to a slightly larger cardstock sheet. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and light show-through from writing to reverse sides. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467 Wednesday, 13th January 2016 Estimate: $800-1000
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