May 20, 2021 12:00 EST

Books and Manuscripts

 
  Lot 21
 

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[Autographs & Manuscripts] Rodney, Caesar
Printed Indenture, annotated

Kent County, Delaware, June 1, 1771. 3 1/8 x 10 in. (79 x 254 mm). Partially-printed indenture, between American Founding Father, Caesar Rodney, and William Leatherberry, for land in Mill Creek, Kent County, Delaware; annotation and signature on verso completely in Rodney's hand, indicating payment in full of 40 pounds principal, dated March 1st 1775, Dover, Delaware. Separated in three pieces along original folds; presumed remnant from a larger document, lacking upper and lower portions, but with no loss to Rodney's annotations on verso.

Caesar Rodney (1728-84) was an American Founding Father, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and President of Delaware for the majority of the Revolution.

Sold for $1,134
Estimated at $600 - $900


 

Kent County, Delaware, June 1, 1771. 3 1/8 x 10 in. (79 x 254 mm). Partially-printed indenture, between American Founding Father, Caesar Rodney, and William Leatherberry, for land in Mill Creek, Kent County, Delaware; annotation and signature on verso completely in Rodney's hand, indicating payment in full of 40 pounds principal, dated March 1st 1775, Dover, Delaware. Separated in three pieces along original folds; presumed remnant from a larger document, lacking upper and lower portions, but with no loss to Rodney's annotations on verso.

Caesar Rodney (1728-84) was an American Founding Father, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, and President of Delaware for the majority of the Revolution.

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