Boston: June 8, 1792.
1 pp, pen and ink on paper. 7 x 4 inches. "BOT" OF A FORMER SPY. Old folds, minor tears, VG Item #228522
A quaint record of Federal era Boston which includes a handwrtiien list of 17 artisan and craftsman on the verso reading in part: "Receipt to Mrs. Prentice Bot of John Carnes Junr for 3 Willow Hatts 3/9 L11.3 rec'd pay't for... Edward Holyoke"
Edward Holyoke (1770-1802) was the son of famed Sale physician, Dr. Edwrad Augustus Holyoke.
John Carnes, Jr. was a failed minster turned shopkeeper and one of George Washington's earliest spies of the American Revolution.
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