1810 Manuscript Letter to James Thomson, Grocer in New York City from William Gann Issuing Power of Attorney in Case of Accident or Loss While on a Trip to Havana in the Brig Galen
(Americana - 19th Century - Manuscript - New York City - Business History - Cuba Trade - Law - Shipping - Power of Attorney)

New York City, NY: Not Published, 1810. F One page letter, dated New York 18th December 1810 and being given to James Thomson Grocer New York. "...Sir - As I am going to Havannah in the Brig Galen Capt. Annes(?) it is My wish that if any accident Should happen to prevent me returning in the vessel you will See to and take possession of what property of mine may be in her, and in case of My Death that by virtue of my power of attorney, you collect my estate together as much as in your power and after paying my just and lawful debts remit the remainder to my brother John Gann, Goodestone near Wingham County of Kent, England. Yours, William Gann" Approx. 8" x 13" size; ink handwriting, very legible. Light wear, dustiness, split at one section at old fold lines; in very good condition and interesting early 19th century New York City business history, law ephemera. Good Paperback (Item ID: 25380)


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