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    Lot of Colonial American Business Documents. A variety of business and legal documents dating from the Colonial period including a one page document dated 1771 settling the estate of Thomas Darroch of Philadelphia, toned, especially at the creases, slight chipping to edges, else very good; a one page receipt for "Sixty Eight Pounds1/6" credited to Conrad Weiser with the cryptic comment "I wish you were here to advise the Legislature in what manner to give their Assistance to the Indians", significant toning to the paper, some archival tape repairs, and the usual fold creases, else good; a one page rent receipt document with various dates from 1774 to 1782 for "grounds rent", with some splits in the folds, some blooming to the ink, else good condition; a one page receipt with various endorsements on the verso, dated March 6, 1767, "Please to pay Mr. Alex Donald One hundred pounds for which his rect. Shall be Suffi'ct.", archival repairs on the verso, fold creases, else very good; and a one page ledger document dated February 26, 1773, ledgering expenses for such items as rum, tea, "bretches" [sic], wine, etc., archival tape repairs on verso, with the usual fold creases, else very good. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    Auction Dates
    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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