Skip to main content
Go to accessibility notice

    Description

    (George Washington) A collection of three documents by aides of George Washington. Includes Tobias Lear (1762-1816) secretary to Washington, Letter Signed, "Tobias Lear" one page 7.75" x 7.5", Department of War, [Washington], September 14, 1815, noting the adjustments of "The Accounts of Capn. Samuel W. Butler late Pay Mater 3rd. Regt. Infy..." Small loss at right margin, else very good; Richard Varick (1753-1831) Aide-de-Camp to Washington, partly printed Document Signed "Rich. Varick Mayr" as Mayor of New York, one page, 5" x 7", New York, September 5, 1799 noting the posting of bail for a man "...at the suit of Alexander McDougall of a Plea of Trespass...". Chips at top margin, light toning, else very good; Benjamin Walker (1753-1818) Aide-de-Camp to Washington, manuscript Document Signed twice, "Ben Walker" one page, 6.5" x 8.25", no place given, November 27, 1789 attesting to the accuracy of a receipt. Remnants of a formerly affixed document at top right, else very good. Together, three pieces. A fine group. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 7
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 387

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

    Sold on Feb 21, 2006 for: Sign-in or Join (free & quick)
    Track Item

    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 2021 September 26 Autumn Luxury Accessories Signature Auction - Dallas.

    Learn about consigning with us

    We had a wonderful time in New York during the October 2013 Historical Manuscripts auction that featured my mother’s papers collected during her tenure as Martin Luther King, Jr.’s secretary. In fact, the entire experience from beginning to end has been a pleasure.
    Howard Ballou,
    Brandon, MS
    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