DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNER FRANCIS LEWIS ALS SIGNED FULL JSA LOA For Sale
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DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE SIGNER FRANCIS LEWIS ALS SIGNED FULL JSA LOA:
ALS signed “Fra. Lewis,” one page, 7.5 x 9, October 19, 1761. Letter to a gentleman, in part: “I last night by Express received a Letter from Jos. Chew Esqr. of New London, as follows, ‘At last, I have got an order of Court for the Wines to be deliver’d to the Owners, which were Seized at Millford on the propertys being proved,—let me have all the Bills Lading &c. From the Gentlemen Concerned (Yours I have already) and I shall directly order their Wines for New York.’
In answer to this Letter, have desired him to send your wines down directly & draw on me for the Charges…Mr.
Stephen Sayer…has a great desire to go a Voyage as a Super Cargo to the West Indies or elsewhere in order to gain Experience and promote himself in business.” Professionally silked on the reverse and in fine condition. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA.