Description

    Ebenezer Hazard Three Autograph Letters Signed "Eben Hazard" (with added paraphs) to his sister, Elizabeth Breese. The first letter: one page to his sister plus one page reply on same lettersheet, 7.75" x 9.75", Philadelphia, October 11, 1806. In part, "...I Have a little of the Gout (or something like it) in my stomach, so that I cannot add more than that the rest are well..." The second letter: 2.5 pages, 8" x 9.5", Philadelphia, June 8, 1807. Third letter: one page, 8" x 9.5", Philadelphia, March 26, 1813. Hazard was the first postmaster of New York City and later, the Postmaster General under the Continental government. Under his guidance, the mail was first carried in stagecoaches, an improvement over the horse and rider system. Letters are generally in good to very good condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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

    Sales Tax information  |  Terms and Conditions

    Bidding Guidelines and Bid Increments

    Glossary of Terms

    Auction Info

    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 3
    Lot Tracking Activity: N/A
    Page Views: 631

    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
    Only 33 days left to consign to the 2018 March 7 Books Signature Auction Books - New York !

    Learn about consigning with us

    You reach a customer base that is in many ways completely unknown to the major auction houses, and your marketing to this base is as professional as one could hope for. As I continue to wind down my holdings.
    Michael Z.,
    Hawthorne, NY
    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 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    2017 December 10 Arms & Armor, Civil War & Militaria Signature Auction - Dallas
    REALIZED SO FAR $1,737,332