Autographed Partly Printed Document Signed

MOULTRIE, William (1730 - 1805)

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Date Published: 1793

Description: 2 pages, oblong folio, July 1, 1793 -- a State of South Carolina land transfer deed, granting 1000 acres unto Benjamin Pearce, in the District of Orangeburgh, Winston County. Witnessed by His Excellency William Moultrie who has boldly signed the lower border on either side of the hanging ribbon. With a second autographed document attached, 4to, June 5, 1793 -- a surveyor's report outlining the boundaries and borders pertinent to the Pearce parcel. Seal no longer present, weakness at folds with tape repairs, slight tears at borders, two small holes not the affecting text. Also accompanied by a fine contemporary engraved portrait of Moultrie, full figure in uniform, standing on the battlefield. Very good condition.

Comments: Revolutionary War patriot who successfully defended Fort Sullivan, preventing Sir Henry Clinton from dividing South Carolina. In 1780 Moultrie was captured and imprisoned for two years. After his release he was appointed Major General by an Act of Congress and later served two terms as Governor of South Carolina.

Signed: Y
Binding: unbound
Language: English
Type: Autographs

Book ID: 208813


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The book was in my mailbox when I got home last night. Wonderful condition for a 40-year-old book. Nice condition in any case. I am very pleased. Thank you. A bit of trivia: You are only the second seller in six years not to tape the pull strip so it canít be used! Congratulations. Take care, and many, many thanks. I was really looking forward to this one, and you didnít disappoint. - G.W.
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