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Lot #136
George Ross

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1730-1779). Manuscript DS, signed “G: Ross,” one page, 7.75 x 12.25, January 1750. Significant legal document in a case between Robert Campbell and Thomas Holcomb containing several areas filled out in Ross's own hand with names, places, and amounts, as well as the lengthy description of the case: "[in] the County of Cumberland was indebted to him the s'd Thomas in the sum of Fifty five pounds Eight shillings lawfull money of Pennsylvania for Work & Labour & Service by him, the said Thomas at the special Instance & request of him the said Robert for him the said Robert before that him done & performed as also for Materials & Divers sums of money by the said Thomas at the like Instance & Request of him the said Robert." Signed in the lower left corner by Ross. In very good to fine condition, with professional silking on the reverse to reinforce fold separations.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #574 - Ended January 08, 2020

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