RECEIPT FOR THE APPREHENSION OF A FUGITIVE SLAVE NAMED “HAMILTON” BELONGING TO GEORGE CORBIN WASHINGTON, WASHINGTON, D.C., MARCH 30, 1853.

Est. $400-$600
Sold: $600 ($500)

In manuscript and signed “James Bowen.” Ink on paper, 2 ¾ x 7 ½ inches, sight. The reverse of the frame inscribed “George Corbin Washington.” Washington (1789-1854), a grandnephew of George Washington’s, served four terms as a Congressman from Maryland.

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