Lot 2085
  • 2085

GEORGE WASHINGTON. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, 15 JUNE 1783, TO BRYAN FAIRFAX

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120,000 - 180,000 USD
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  • AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED ("GO: WASHINGTON") AS CONTINENTAL COMMANDER TO BRYAN FAIRFAX "AT TOWLSTON IN VIRGINIA," EXPRESSING HIS EAGERNESS TO RESIGN HIS COMMISSION AND RETIRE TO MOUNT VERNON
2 pages (9 1/4 x 7 5/8 in.; 235 x 193 mm) on a bifolium (watermarked wm), Head Quarters Newburgh, 15 June 1783, accompanied by a separate autograph address leaf; minute fold separation at foot of first leaf, second leaf neatly inlaid, address leaf inlaid and restored.
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