Lot 251: Caesar Rodney

RR Auction

RR Auction

2016-01-22 16:28:02

Lot 251: ADS, signed "Caesar Rodney, Surv:g Trustee," one page, 10 x 1.5, May 11, 1771. Receipt for a mortgage payment, in part: "Recd of John Hardin the Sum of Thirteen pounds, Eleven shillings, and four pence." Professionally inlaid into a slightly larger sheet. In fine condition. Rodney famously rode his horse 80 miles non-stop to break the deadlock within the Delaware delegation to vote in favor of Independence on July 2, 1776. RR Auction's Fine Autographs And Artifacts Auction 469 Wednesday, 10th February 2016 Estimate: $1500-2000
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