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Madison, James (1751-1863) Ship's Papers Signed, 22 March 1809.

Auction:
3012T
Lot:
1061
Sold for:
$615$500

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3012T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 23, 2017 12:00PM

Description:

Madison, James (1751-1863) Ship's Papers Signed, 22 March 1809. Two sections of four (English and Dutch) from a four-language ship's passport, on paper, letterpress typography completed by hand, allowing the brig Pocahontas, under the command of Isaiah Pratt, to travel to Madeira laden with flour, pork, beef, bread, cheese, rice, tobacco, harness, glass, candles, tea, paints, oil, carts, shooks, tar, staves, boards, and gloves, 9 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.
Estimate $600-800


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Keywords

Geography of Portugal, Graphic design, Letterpress printing, Madeira, Pork, Printing, Relief printing, Typography

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