JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia
JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia
JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia
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Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection

JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 USD

Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection

JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia

Estimate:

5,000 - 7,000 USD

Lot sold:5,625USD
(8 bids, reserve met)

Description

Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection

JEFFERSON, THOMAS

A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia


Partially printed document (6 3/8 x 8 1/4 in.; 166 x 211 mm), accomplished in a clerical hand, Williamsburg, 4 August 1779; a few light stains, some marginal separation at central fold. Matted, framed, and glazed. The consignor has independently obtained a letter of authenticity from PSA that will accompany the lot.


A very scarce militia appointment from early in Jefferson's gubernatorial term. Jefferson here commissions Robert White a Lieutenant Colonel of militia in Frederick County. According to the standard auction records, this is the only Revolutionary War militia appointment signed by Jefferson to appear at auction in thirty-five years.

Condition Report

Condition as described in catalogue entry.


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JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia
Property from the Eric C. Caren Collection
JEFFERSON, THOMAS | A Revolutionary War Virginia militia appointment signed ("Th: Jefferson") as Governor of Virginia
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