|Documents - Historical|
|Realisation Price||550.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Collectibles Auction - 27/07/2019 / Manuscripts / Lot 125
Schuyler, Philip -- Alexander Hamilton's Father-in-Law Gives An Accounting of the Estate of General John Bradstreet Philip Schuyler (1733-1804) was an American soldier, political leader, member of the Continental Congress, and father-in-law of Alexander Hamilton. He was one of four major generals commissioned in the Continental Army when the Revolutionary War broke out in 1775. Manuscript document signed "Ph Schuyler" twice, as executor of the estate of General John Bradstreet, a British officer in the French and Indian War who led the "Battoe Men," 3 pages front and back, 12½ x 7¾", Albany, New York. Being an accounting of the estate of Lieut. Col. John Bradstreet, who died on Sept. 25, 1774. One page is signed on Nov. 29, 1774 and another on March 12, 1787. Dates for items listed range from 1762 to 1787. One page lists "The Heirs of the late Genl. Bradstreet in account current"; another page is an "Abstract of monies received from, and of disbursements…"; another is "The Estate of the late General Bradstreet in account current." Pages are toned and worn, with edge chips and splits; old tape repairs on docket page. Still, a boldly penned and signed document by a Revolutionary War hero to help his friend, a British officer who died just before the onset of the American Revolution.