Lot 233: Revolutionary War hero (1756–1818) who captured British posts in New York and in the South; he was also the father of Robert E. Lee. Partly-printed vellum DS, one page, 15 x 12, May 21, 1792. As governor of Virginia, Lee grants George Evans "a certain Tract or Parcel of Land, containing Eighteen Thousand Acres." Prominently signed in the lower right by Governor Lee. The white paper seal affixed to the lower left remains mostly intact. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, moderate overall soiling, a few stains, several small holes, and writing light but legible.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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