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Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783.

Auction:
2891T
Lot:
1049
Sold for:
$7,995$6,500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2891T
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
May 18, 2016 12:00PM

Description:

Jones, John Paul (1747-1792) Signed Receipt, Philadelphia, 17 July 1783. Small sheet inscribed in a secretarial hand, brown ink, to John Ross for the sum of 100 dollars, signed, "Paul Jones," trimmed, with truncated inscriptions on the verso, and bits of red sealing wax, some foxing, with two portraits, the receipt 7 x 2 3/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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Keywords

John Ross, John Paul, Philadelphia, Book collecting, Epigraphy, Foxing, Papermaking

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