Sale 336

Lot 1086

Revere, Paul (1734-1818), American silversmith and noted patriot; famous for his role as messenger to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock of the movement of the British forces.

Autograph document signed, 6¼" x 2", August 19, 1793, an invoice for several metal items to a Mr. David Greenough, executed entirely in Revere's hand, in effect, containing two signatures, once at the top as "Bot of Paul Revere", then signed at the bottom "Recd pay Paul Revere"; clean and Very Fine; professionally matted with a small engraved portrait and name plaque and framed to an overall 16" x 21½"; a bit of mold is just beginning to affect the matting, but apparently not the document.
Estimate $7,500 - 10,000

Expertization: Kenneth Laurence COA.

Realized $8,500

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