L13408

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Lot 203
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Jackson, Benjamin.

Estimate
800 - 1,200 GBP
Sold
1,875 GBP
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Description

  • Autograph letter signed, to Sir Henry Ashurst, London agent for the Massachusetts Bay Colony,
  • ink on paper
informing him of political news in New England and of tension with the French over territory between the St Georges and Kennebec rivers (both in present day Maine), 7 pages, folio, Boston, 15 November 1698; with a verified copy of Ashurst's "Instructions for Mr Partridge and Mr Benjamin Jackson appoynted to Survey and Inspect the Severall Woods and Plantations in New England", 4 pages, folio, in a green cloth folding box, damp damage to the Instructions, small hole in letter affecting c.12 words
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