Lot 215: Revolutionary War–dated manuscript DS, signed "Oliv. Ellsworth," one page, 8.5 x 6.75, July 6, 1775. Pay order addressed to Treasurer John Lawrence. In part: "Pay Colo. Jedadiah Huntington Paymaster of the first Company in the Eighth Regiment…four hundred pounds." Signed at the conclusion by Ellsworth and two other officials. Intersecting folds with partial separations repaired on the reverse, some chipping to edges, and light toning, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by an unsigned engraved portrait of Ellsworth bearing a facsimile signature.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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