Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Colonial Autograph Letter Signed Regarding Murder of Indians, from Francis West and Hermann Alricks, one page, 7" x 12", Carlisle, Pennsylvania, to Governor Hamilton, n. p. A rather remarkable indictment which reads in part, "herewith we send yw inclosed the Copy of John Loughry's Deposition, against James Foster, John Mason (who are now at Pittsburgh in the Battoe [sic] Service) William George, & the Boys or Sons of Arthur Foster; for the murder of four Indians, near this Town...As loughry had no Bail for his appearance, at Court to prosecute, & for his personal safety, we have confin'd him in Prison: and further as his Evidence is only Hear Say...we request Your Answer and Advice..." Brown toning, small split in left margin. Very good condition.From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 533

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $9) per lot.

    Sold for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)

    Heritage membership

    Join Now - It's Free

    1. Past Auction Values (prices, photos, full descriptions, etc.)
    2. Bid online
    3. Free Collector newsletter
    4. Want List with instant e-mail notifications
    5. Reduced auction commissions when you resell your
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Only 15 days left to consign to the 2020 March 29 Vintage Guitars & Musical Instruments Musical Instruments Signature Auction - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    The resulting auction of my property overwhelmed me. I want to thank Tom Slater and the Heritage team for a very satisfactory experience and profitable result with my historical consignment.
    Henry L.,
    Lexington, KY
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    2019 December 14 Historic Flags of World War II Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,022,424