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    Robert Dinwiddie (1721-1770), Lieutenant Governor of Virginia who appointed George Washington as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1754 to command an expedition against the French. Letter Signed, "Robt. Dinwiddie" one page, 8" x 12.5", London, May 20, 1769 to Andrew Elliot concerning financial matters. "It is a Year ago since I received your Letter in regard to the Debut due me by Sir John Sinclair... In the Meantime it is very hard upon me to be out of the Money, lent out of my Pocket, so long and indeed my chief Dependence is upon your Favour in Interfering in the Affair, and hope you excuse the Trouble I give you therein... " Usual folds, a few minor spots, a few marginal chips, else very good to fine condition. A difficult example to obtain; this a fine specimen. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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