Silas Deane

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Silas Deane

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Auction Date:2018 Jul 11 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
American merchant, politician, and diplomat (1737–1789) who served as a delegate on the Continental Congress from Connecticut, and was a signer of the Olive Branch Petition. ALS, one page, 6.5 x 7, December 6, 1768. Letter to merchant Thomas Mumford, in part: "I want a Boom for my Brig. Pompey, no sparr being fit here, have been oblig'd to go down without, and in the Hurry & Confusion occasion'd by the Ice she is short of Water…Have therefore directed the bearer to call on you for assistance." In very good to fine condition, with scattered light foxing, and much of the integral address leaf missing.