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Boldly signed ALS as governor of Massachusetts, one page, 7.25 x 8.75, April 10, 1788. Handwritten letter to physician Cotton Tufts, in full: "The Inclos'd Vote will inform you of your Appointment upon a Committee to enquire into the State of the College, in consequence of which I am to request your Attendance on Tuesday next 10 o'clock at the College. I have the honour to be with sentime…

Sold For: $4,973 (w/BP) Auction #608 - May 12, 2021 View Details

Remarkable Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed “John Adams" and "John Hancock,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 12, December 19, 1771. An indenture between Hancock and Benjamin Cudworth, a deputy sheriff in Boston. Hancock had obtained judgment against fellow merchant Henry Atkins for over 198 pounds, and Atkins's ship, the "Schooner Adventure," had been seized and sold at a…

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the Articles of Confederation as a representative of North Carolina (1741-1781). ALS, one page, 7 x 7.75, January 19, 1772. Addressed from Caroline, Virginia, a handwritten letter to an unidentified recipient discussing the sale of some of Col. John Baylor's slaves, in part: "When I wrote to you I made not the least doubt of having your money by th…

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ALS signed “Rich'd Stockton,” one page both sides, 8.25 x 12.25, May 3, 1771. Handwritten letter to a "Mr. Hunt," consisting of legal content regarding an estate, in part: “I have considered your last state of the case respecting the recovery—Nothing is more fully settled than that the suffering of a recovery after making a will is a revocation; I took it for granted f…

Sold For: $7,964 (w/BP) Auction #608 - May 12, 2021 View Details