Please note our new address: 98 Bohemia Ave Suite 2  Chesapeake City, MD 21915
Phone 203-276-1570 / Fax 203-883-1483 / Email sales@alexautographs.com
     

Full Details for Lot 68

Previous LotNext Lot
Click to enlarge

Sale 38 Lot 68

RICHARD PETERS (1704 - 1776) American cleric and a civil servant in colonial Pennsylvania, also served as secretary to a series of colonial governors and on the Governor's Council from 1737 until the Revolution. Fine association A.L.S. 1p. 4to., [Philadelphia?], May 24, 1753 to Conrad Weiser (1696-1760), an interpreter and emissary in councils between Native Americans and the colonies, especially Pennsylvania. Peters mentions that he has received a packet of letters from Weiser who was at the time in Germany, adding: "...I wish you were here to advise the Legislature in what manner to give their assistance to the Indians...". Archival tape repairs to chips and folds, some show-through, still good.
Estimate $ 150-200

Back    Inquiry   
 

© Alexander Historical Auctions.  Images, descriptions and condition reports used on this site are original copyright material and are not to be reproduced without permission. For further information telephone (203) 276-1570

   
Copyright © 2017 Alexander Historical Auctions, LLC - All rights reserved. | Site Map | Legal | Privacy Policy