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    Gilbert du Motier, Marquis de Lafayette Signed Cover Addressed in His Hand.
    5" x 3.25". Addressed entirely in his hand to Cadwallader Colden of New York, the Marquis de Lafayette has written in the lower left corner, "Particularly recommended Lafayette." Red circular handstamp in the lower left corner "New-York Apr. 17." Rated "1" due for drop rate. Remnant of a red wax seal on the verso. This particular exemplar was from the Dr. John L. Robertson Collection of United States Free Franks and was sold during Siegel Auction Galleries' November 2004 sale.

    Condition: Red ink mark near the right edge with a line of soiling along the vertical fold at the left edge.



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    Auction Dates
    May, 2017
    11th Thursday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 8
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