June 21, 2019 10:00 AM EDT Cincinnati


Charles Carroll of Carrollton, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, ALS, Plus

Lot of 3. Charles Carroll of Carrollton (1737-1832). Representative to the Continental Congress from Maryland and signer of the Declaration of Independence (and its longest surviving signer). He also became Maryland's first US Senator. ALS, "Ch. Carroll of Carrollton," 1p, 7.875 x 9.75 in., Baltimore, MD. May 6, 1829. Letter acknowledging receipt of previous correspondence concerning an account balance. Letter originally accompanied by a check from Carroll for fifty dollars, with instructions to "please. . . furnish [him] with the legal costs. . . also with your account of legal services."

Lot completed by The New-York Mirror: A Weekly Journal, Devoted to Literature and the Fine Arts. New York, NY: G.P. Morris, August 4 1832. Vol. 10, No. 5.  8pp, 10.38 x 13.125 in. Front page with biographical feature of Charles Carroll, with illustration. Also with engraving of Carroll by Asher B. Durand (American, 1796-1886) after a portrait by Chester (Charles) Harding, one of nineteen prints Durand engraved for Herring and Longacre's "National Portrait Gallery of Distinguished Americans," published in 1835, with facsimile of Carroll's signature.

Estimate: $700 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium

Internet Bidding

Have a Similar Item?

Consign With Us

Let Cowan's Handle Your Shipping!

Cowan's Auctions is one of the only houses to offer full service, in-house shipping.  

Our experts pack and ship over 5,000 purchases each year.  
Shipping costs are included on every invoice to make getting your items as fast and easy as possible. 

For more information, click HERE or contact shipping@cowans.com.