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Lot #276
James Otis

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American statesman and lawyer (1725–1783) generally known as the originator of the phrase “No taxation without representation” Handwritten signed endorsement, “Mr. Sheriff, attach to the same command or take special bail by order of the creditor, J. Otis,” on the reverse of 8.25 x 6.5 partly printed legal document dated December 14, 1769. In fair condition, with complete separations to vertical folds (archivally reinforced on printed side, chips and tears, and soiling and toning. The signature itself is generally unaffected. R&R COA.

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  • Dates: #334 - Ended June 18, 2008