A Thomas Nelson Autograph, Declaration of Independence Signer, Is Desirable on a Letter
Thomas Nelson autograph
Declaration of Independence signer Thomas Nelson letter signed, ”Thos Nelson Jr” as Brigadier General. From Williamsburg, Virginia, he writes to Brigadier General George Weedon concerning the whereabouts of Benedict Arnold and his men. Dated 14 January 1781, it reads: ”…Yesterday the enemy’s fleet passed Burwell’s Ferry, & is so far below it this morning as puts it almost beyond a doubt that they have no farther designs on this quarter…[but might] post at Portsmouth… [The militia at Nelson’s command is] fully sufficient to protect the county below between York & James Rivers from plundering parties…” Single page measures approximately 6.5” x 8.5”. Small tear near center and a small seal hole. Light toning and soiling. In very good to near fine condition. Sold for $10,541.
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