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Handwritten receipt dated 1809 for "Eighteen Chests of Treasure" from the East India Company vessel

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Handwritten receipt dated 1809 for  Eighteen Chests of Treasure  from the East India Company vessel
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Handwritten receipt dated 1809 for "Eighteen Chests of Treasure" from the East India Company vessel Anna by Captain Fleetwood Pellew of HMS Phaeton. 12-3/4" x 10" (image size 7" x 4-1/2"). A hand-penned note to acknowledge receipt by Captain Fleetwood Pellew, commander of the HMS Phaeton, of eighteen chests of treasure from the East Indiaman Anna on November 20, 1809. The year before, Pellew famously ransomed Dutch representatives in the Nagasaki harbor in what was later called the Phaeton Incident. Matted and ready for framing.