Rittenhouse was an American inventor, clock maker, mathematician, stateman and financier. He was the first director of the United States Mint and belonged to the American Philosophical Society. Nicholson was a Revolutionary-era Pennsylvania state official. He partnered with Robert Morris in western land speculation that bankrupted both. He was sent to debtor's prison in 1800 and died there shortly thereafter.
8 ¼" x 6 ½". A rare autograph letter signed D. Rittenhouse addressed to John Nicholson. I had already recommended this to the Treasurer of Bucks on his application to me on the Subject. " It is addressed to Nicholson on the verso, and he docketed it "Letter from David Rittenhouse Esqr Jany 20.There is a professional tape repair on the verso to a vertical tape separation and other lesser defects. All items are issued with an invoice that states in writing at the bottom All autographs and historical papers are guaranteed authentic for life by me. New Jersey residents, please add 7% for the Governor's salary ;. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Autographs\Historical". The seller is "stuartlutz" and is located in this country: US. This item can be shipped to United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Denmark, Romania, Slovakia, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Finland, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Malta, Estonia, Australia, Greece, Portugal, Cyprus, Slovenia, Japan, China, Sweden, South Korea, Indonesia, South Africa, Belgium, France, Hong Kong, Ireland, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Italy, Germany, Austria, Bahamas, Israel, Mexico, New Zealand, Singapore, Switzerland, Norway, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Qatar, Kuwait, Bahrain, Republic of Croatia, Malaysia, Chile, Colombia, Panama, Jamaica, Barbados, Bangladesh, Bermuda, Brunei Darussalam, Bolivia, Egypt, French Guiana, Guernsey, Gibraltar, Guadeloupe, Iceland, Jersey, Jordan, Cambodia, Cayman Islands, Liechtenstein, Sri Lanka, Luxembourg, Monaco, Macau, Martinique, Maldives, Nicaragua, Oman, Pakistan, Paraguay, Reunion.