Lot 12: BIDDLE, CLEMENT. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dear Sir," describing the terms for the sale of lands in Vermont.
November 1, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Description: BIDDLE, CLEMENT. Autograph Letter Signed, to "Dear Sir," describing the terms for the sale of lands in Vermont. 1 1/4 pages, small 4to, written on the recto and verso of a single sheet; last letter of signature truncated by trimmed edge, faint scattered foxing, folds. (MRS) Philadelphia, 5 March 1786
"I have omitted to answer . . . 'til I could Obtain Some answer from Mr. Gallaudet respecting the Vermont Lands--. . . he informed me yesterday that he would take Twenty Dollars Each for Elisha Gallaudet's, Jas. Wilmots, Thomas, Edgar, Peter W. & Thomas Junr. Gallaudets mare, & 26 2/3 Dollars Each for P.E. Gallaudet & J.R. Wilmots--he will give a quit claim to four of these but no warrantee & four others he will do the Same on behalf of the Parties . . . .
"Certificates were so much I could not get those you wanted under 4/--."