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Lot 2244

[Georgia] 18th Century Georgia, three folded covers, including 1799 straightline "SAV MAY 10" with "Sh 14 ½" rate, 1790 out of mails from a Captain Savage with manuscript. note, "Indian Depredations" to Gov. Edward Telfair at Augusta, and another from Agent of Indian Affairs Benj. Hawkins to the governor at Louisville, 1790, Good-Fine.
Estimate $300 - 400
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Lot 2245
[Massachusetts] 18th Century Legal Documents, two, first a court document dated 1714, origin unknown, the latter, a deed, dated 1743, Hampshire (County, Mass), signed Ebenezer French, a notable of the town of Southampton, first a bit pale but legible, the other Very Good.
Estimate $150 - 200
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Lot 2246
[Massachusetts] 1787 List of Auction Results of Items Sold, four pages, one leaf folded, 8" x 12½", January 31, 1787, a very early "Prices Realized," of over 150 items, the property of a Ms. Sarah Gould, deceased, of Topsfield (Mass), listed individually, with the price realized in pounds, shillings, and pence, the best two items being a feather bed with pillows and a gold bracelet, which together realized nearly £5, of the £21.10.1¼ total sales, other items include pots and pans, articles of clothing, tablecloths and utensils, etc., light overall toning and light stains and some splitting at folds. Very Good, a fine glimpse into the property of an 18th Century woman.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2247
New Hampshire Early Partly Printed Documents, the first being a 1794 labour contract for a worker, to help build the Piscataqua Bridge, the second being an 1810 printed letter to the Selectmen of the Town of Deerfield informing them of requirement to have a meeting for the townspeople, signed by Governor John Langdon. Fine.
Estimate $200 - 300
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Lot 2248
Rhode Island Early Partly Printed Documents, a pair of sheriff's summons, the first dated May 15, 1775, and the latter November 27, 1783, virtually identical in the printed portion, and both signed by the same Justice of the Peace, however, the documents differ in that the first is headed "George the Third…" and states "His Majesty's Gaol" and "in the fifteenth year of His Majesty's Reigns", whereas the latter is headed "The Governor and Company of the State of Rhode Island…", states "Our Gaol," and finishes with "in the eighth year of American Independence". Fine pair.
Estimate $200 - 300
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