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Lot 0436

Massachusetts,Dated 1793
Two letters from the town of Pelham, Massachusetts. The earliest letter, dated November 12, 1787, addressed to Mr. William Andrew Abercrombie, Constable of Pelham, regarding voting on an assembly to elect a delegate to be sent to Boston to approve the signing of the United States Constitution. It is signed by Pelham delegates including David Conkey, John Conkey, John Bruce and Nathaniel Sampson, all prominent figures in Pelham during 1787. The second, dated September 16, 1793 is addressed to William Patrick ? and Jonathan William Millen, Constables of Pelham to assemble a meeting to vote on seven articles of town matters, both photographed for your reading pleasure.Paper

12" x 7 3/8",
From a Providence, Rhode Island estate.

Condition

Water stains, loss to corner, please refer to photographs.

Buyer's Premium

  • 25%

2 Letters Documents Pelham MA US Constitution 1787

Estimate $300 - $500Nov 24, 2018
Cranston, RI, USA
Auction Curated By:
Travis Landry
Specialist & Auctioneer, American & European Fine & Decorative Arts, Pop Culture Including Collectibles, Comics & Toys
Kevin Bruneau
President & Auctioneer, Asian Arts, 19-20th Century Decorative Arts