Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice


    Oliver Wolcott Jr. Letter Signed as Secretary of the Treasury. One page, 8" x 10", [Washington], September 9, 1796, to Jeremiah Olney, Collector at the port of Providence, Rhode Island. Oliver Wolcott Jr. signs a letter accompanying a certified copy of a United States Supreme Court ruling to Jeremiah Olney informing him of a decision against two prominent Providence, Rhode Island merchants.With the usual fold creases, some toning along the edges, otherwise bright, legible and in near fine condition.

    More Information:

    It reads in full" "Sir Enclosed I transmit to you, a certified copy of the decision had in the Supreme Court of the United States in the cases in which you were Plaintiff in error against Welcome Arnold and Edward Dexter. I shall only add, that the fortunate issue of the business in question cannot fail to produce consequences, highly favorable to a due observance of the Revenue Laws of the United States".

    Shipping, Taxes, Terms and Bidding
    Calculate Standard Domestic Shipping

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    April, 2011
    8th-9th Friday-Saturday
    Internet/Mail Bids: 18
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 359

    Buyer's Premium per Lot:
    19.5% of the successful bid (minimum $14) 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 3 days left to consign to the 2018 December 9 Civil War, Militaria, Arms & Armor - Dallas!

    Learn about consigning with us

    I don’t often do testimonials but in this case I felt truly obligated to thank Heritage Auctions for the extremely professional job your organization did for me.
    Charlie K.,
    Pittsburgh, PA
    View More Testimonials receives more traffic than any other auction house website. (Source:

    Video tutorial

    Getting the most out of search

    Recent auctions

    2018 September 13 Rare Books & Maps Signature Auction Books - Dallas
    2018 September 13 Rare Books & Maps Signature Auction Books - Dallas
    REALIZED $1,094,775