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.
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