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Auction 91, Lot 445

"To a Worthy Patriot",

Subject: Calligraphy

Period: 1741 (circa)


Color: Black & White

8 x 13 inches
20.3 x 33 cm

A letter of praise … ... ""Zeal for the Publick Good is the Characteristick of a Man of Honour…"" and signed The Guardian." Dated May 29, 1740. A fine example of the art of calligraphy and a beautiful verse. Minor damp stain in corner, well away from script.


Condition: A

Estimate: $40 - $50

Sold for: $30

Closed on 6/14/2000