Partially printed DS, 1p, 8 x 13 in., Charleston, SC. April 5, 1799. Document records the sale of "a Negro Man named Boatswain" for the sum of "twenty-four guineas," transacted between Henry William DeSaussure (1763-1839), acting for the estate of "D. DeSaussure," likely his father, Jonathan Daniel Héctor DeSaussure, who had died the year before, and a "Captain F. Frazer." Printed on cotton-content paper in Charleston, SC: Freneau & Paine.
Toning and creasing as expected, with scattered areas of holes/tears and light soiling. Contemporary pencil notation to upper left corner, with period inscription noting receipt of payment on verso.
Array ( [live_biddable] => [inquire] => [phone] => [phone_bid] => 0 [sold] => 1 [unsold] => [make_offer] => [estimate] => 1 [timer] => [current_bid] => [asking_bid] => [start_price] => 1 [buy_it_now_price] => [bid_activity] => )
Have a Similar Item?Consign With Us
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 email@example.com.
Page Load Executed Time Elapsed: 0.342 seconds