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Antique Paper

Printed and Handwritten Document

Months, days, numbers, and names are all hand written in black ink. No. 361 / Treasury-Office, Aug't 17th 1789. / I certify That Capt. Asa Upson / has lodged in this Office the following Notes, viz. / 1 Army Note[s] due June 1, 1785, amounting to 11 - 2 - .75 / Ditto - - 1786, / Ditto - - 1787, / Ditto - - 1788, / Note[s] issued February 1781, 18 - 11 - 2 / Ditto per Act of May 1781, / Ditto per Ditto, payable to the Bearer, / Ditto per Act of May 1783, &c. / Amounting to [Pounds] 29 - 13 - 2 .75 / For which I have issued 1 Note[s] for 28 - 4 - 0 / Leaving the Sum of 1 - 9 - 2 .75 / [total] 29 - 13 - 2 .75 / For which he is entitled to receive Certificates in pur- / suance of and Act of the General Assembly passed in May / 1789. / J Huntington Treasurer. Folded vertically and written in black ink on the blank side - No 361 / Capt Asa Upson. There is a decorative border printed around the text. Approximately 7 5/8" x 6 .25". In excellent condition.



Thoughts on the Cause of the Present Discontents by Edmund Burke
5th Edition
Printed for J. Dodsley
London, 1775 - SOLD

A discourse on the travails England was experiencing in the late 18th century, including problems with the American colonies by one of the foremost political thinkers in England. 118 pages, rebound with marbled covers and leather corners and spine.


Previous Offerings or Gone to New Homes

The Address of the People of Great Britain to the Inhabitants of America
By Sir John Dalrymple, printed for T. Cadell
London 1775 - SOLD

Rebound in brown cloth covers. Pencil marks and notes throughout, some foxing and toning.


Pay Voucher for Pennsylvania Assembly, 1783 - SOLD

Made out to John Steinmetz, a Philadelphia wholesale merchant, ship owner and importer, this printed and handwritten document is signed by Frederick A. Muhlenberg (1750 - 1801) the Speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly. Muhlenberg was a former Lutheran Minister turned businessman who served as a member of the Continental Congress, became first Speaker of the United States House of Representatives, and President of the Pennsylvania Convention. The reverse acknowledges payment and is signed twice by Steinmetz. The document has been folded into thirds vertically and a portion has torn away and been taped back into place. There is another piece of tape on the remaining fold as well as a small hole. 7.75" by 6.25".


18th Century Indenture on Vellum
American - SOLD

Approximately 17.25" by 30.75", slight scallop along top, four black wax seals, deals with a land transfer in Philadelphia in 1733. Very good condition. An early American document worthy of further research.


First Issue of the Connecticut Courant
October 29, 1764 - SOLD

Dimensions: 14.125 by 8.25".

576-26 - SOLD

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