September 29, 2021 The Bill Myers Collection
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This lot is closed for bidding. Bidding ended on 9/29/2021
Lot consists of: (A) a request signed by Anthony Wayne dated 1796 requesting thirty pounds of beef for six Hotewahtomme Indians and eight pounds of beef for five Delaware Indians, signed Greensville Commissary. (B) An engraving titled "Two young Ladies taken prisoners by Savages, May 1832". (C) A journal published in German with an engraving on the cover of a man preparing to kill an Indian with a knife. (D) Group of 9 document fragments cut out, most dated 1775-1783 and are mostly receipts. (E) A journal dated 1815 titled "Letter from the Secretary of War on the amount of expenditures at Harper's Ferry and Springfield during the year 1814 and of the arms made and repaired at each place." (F) A journal, "Message from the President of the United States, A statement of all the arms and accouterments manufactured at different armories of the United States." (G)There are other various arms Memorandums, one dated 1823. (H) A Continental New York pay receipt dated 1781 for Captain John Baird for his service. (I) A letter from "Stephen Van Runpelar, Albany 27th December, 1790". (J) There are several documents dated 1799 from the New York Mayor's office concerning the transfer of bodies. (K) An 1815 letter concerning the 10th Regiment. (L) A letter marked "Bensalem, 1783" signed by John Swift and James Meredith, Esq. CONDITION: Most show losses to edges and are brittle. Also, some staining and fading. An interesting large group of mostly Revolutionary War and War of 1812 dated documents. DMG
Current Bidding
Minimum Bid: $400.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,320.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,400
Number Bids: 18
Auction closed on Wednesday, September 29, 2021.
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