BOSTON 1705 NOTE SIGNED by ANDREW BELCHER COLONIAL AMERICANA
Approximately 40 words penned on a 3-5/8 inch high by 4-3/4 inch wide sheet of creamy white paper, the note addressed to Increase Robinson is dated March 5, "1705/6" and signed And. Once folded, with some slight offsetting at left and minor ink smudges at the top, the note is inlaid in a 10-7/8 inch high by 7-1/2 inch wide cream paper mat. He was highly successful in trade, sometimes violating the Navigation Acts, and purportedly doing business with pirates. As the largest grain merchant in New England he garnered an appointment as commissary to British forces fighting the French and Indians in Canada. He hoarded the grain, depleting the supply of flour and bread in Boston, pushing up the price of bread. I UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEE THE AUTHENTICITY OF THE ABOVE AUTOGRAPH! All items are guaranteed authentic and as described.
Be sure to add me to your favorites list. Check out my other items. The item "BOSTON 1705 NOTE SIGNED by ANDREW BELCHER COLONIAL AMERICANA" is in sale since Wednesday, August 26, 2015. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "siberiandogs" and is located in Cadyville, New York.
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- Country/Region of Manufacture: United States
- Autograph Authentication: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd.
- Original/Reproduction: Original
- Signed by: Andrew Belcher