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Trumbull, John (1756-1843) [Receipt for two prints]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02542.32.16 Author/Creator: Trumbull, John (1756-1843) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 13 September 1791 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 11.3 x 21.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed receipt for "Two Prints, one representing the Battle of Bunker's-Hill, and the other the Death of General Montgomery." States that Rufus G. Amory paid three guineas, half the price of these prints. Verso signed by Amory, stating he received the prints.

People: Trumbull, John, 1756-1843
Poggi, Anthony C., fl. 1790-1791
Payne, Will, fl. 1791
Amory, Rufus G., 1760-1833

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Battle of Bunker HillArt, Music, Theater, and FilmRevolutionary WarFinanceBattleCanadaDeathMilitary HistoryRevolutionary War General

Sub Era: The Early Republic

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