Lot 193: Signer of the Declaration of Independence and surgeon general of the Continental Army (1746–1813). ADS, signed "Benj. Rush," one page, 6.25 x 4, 1796–1797. Medical bill and receipt payment. In full: "1796 Miss Betsy Cadwallider Dr to Benj'n Rush; Novr 1797 January February medicines, and attendance to herself. £11:5:0 June 7th 1797 Rec'd in full, Benj'n Rush." In very good condition, with two vertical folds, scattered toning and soiling, and tape repairs on reverse to two small separations at top of folds. Accompanied by an unsigned engraved portrait.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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