Lot 213: 1780 Revolutionary War Receipt for a United States Continental Army Horse!
Historic Autographs, Civil War Encased Postage Stamps, Colonial, Revolutionary War, Federal Era, Coins, Currency, Medals
December 10, 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
1780 Revolutionary War United States Continental Army PA. Horse Purchase Interest Bearing Ornate Bond Form
August 22, 1780-Dated Revolutionary War, Partly-Printed Document, Receipt for Furnishing a Horse for the American Revolution, Bucks County, PA., Anderson PA-2. Choice Extremely Fine.
Original Revolutionary War Receipt, completed in Manuscript, on fine-laid paper, 7.9" x 8." Signed by "John Thompson WM" of Bucks County, who certifies that "Casper Fabian of the Township of Darham has furnished this State, for the Use of the United States, with a brown Horse 8 years old 14 hands high ... at the Sum of twenty seven Pounds Specie Exchange 40 for one and for which the State is now justly indebted to him in that Sum, with Interest...." Indent left margin as made. Nicely printed on period laid paper with its full wide original margins present and strong brown ink writing in the manuscript portions. Docket and additional transaction notations and documentation on the otherwise blank reverse. An excellent, very choice quality example that is perfect for display.