Description

    Richard Penn the Younger Autograph Letter Signed "Rich'd Penn", one page, 6.75" x 8", n.p., April 27, 1772, to Edmund Physick, n.p. The letter reads, "Pay James Tighman and Joseph Shippen Jur Esqrs the sum of fifty pounds to defray the Expences of their Journey to Fort Augusta and charge the same to the Account of the Honorable Proprietors...The above Journey is undertaken by the Governors order to look out a proper place for a Town to the County of Northumberland." Richard Penn the Younger (1736 - 1811) was the grandson of William Penn. Although sympathetic to the patriot cause and heavily vested in Pennsylvania, he re-patriated himself to England. Mounted by the left margin to collector's sheet, some pencil notations. Overall good condition. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


    Fees, Shipping, and Handling Description: Flat Material, Small (view shipping information)

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2008
    21st-22nd Thursday-Friday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 1
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 782

    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

    VIEW BENEFITS
    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
      winnings 
    Consign now
    • Cash Advances
    • More Bidders
    • Trusted Experts
    • Over 200,000 Satisfied Consignors Since 1976
    Consign to the 2018 May 11 Space Exploration - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    This was my first time dealing with an auction house, and I am 100% completely impressed with Heritage. There is not an aspect of this process that I have a critique for.
    Darryl S.,
    Stuart, FL
    View More Testimonials

    HA.com receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source: Similarweb.com)

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 September 14 Rare Books Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,885,076