Bold and desirable ink signature, "Congress Philad'a, John Hancock,” on an off-white 3.75 x 1.25 slip affixed to a slightly larger card. In very good condition, with some soiling and toning, and minor paper loss along the fold at the bottom. Accompanied by an engraved portrait bearing a facsimile signature. Hancock served as president of the Continental Congress at Philadelphia during the American Revolution, from May 24, 1775 to October 31, 1777.
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