Lot 42: Continental Congress/Philadelphia Assembly
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: [Continental Congress/ Philadelphia Assembly], 2 partial printed documents, salary voucher for John Balstone for attendance in general assembly, Oct. 9, 1779, signed John Bayard, Speaker, 4 in. x 6 1/2 in.; salary voucher for Mark Bird for attendance in general assembly, Oct. 2, 1781, signed David Rittenhouse, State Treasurer, 6 in. x 9 in. (2 pcs.) Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).