Lot 203: Soldier and statesman from Pennsylvania who served as a delegate to the Continental Congress (1739–1786). Manuscript DS, signed "Saml. J. Atlee," one page both sides, 8.75 x 7.75, March 16, 1785. Atlee confirms the receipt of funds on the reverse of a pay order addressed to Treasurer David Rittenhouse of Pennsylvania. In part: "Pay to Samuel John Atlee Francis Jonston and William Maclay Esquires…the Sum of four hundred and eighty four pounds nine shillings and three pence Specie—ballance due upon their account as Commissioners for holding a Treaty with Indians." In very good condition, with noticeable tape-repaired partial separations to intersecting folds (near Atlee's signature) and overall toning.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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