American politician and a founding father of the United States (1748-1828), who represented the state of Georgia at the Constitutional Convention. Rare manuscript DS, signed “W. Few,” one page, 8 x 10.75, May 30, 1817. The City Bank of New York informs the "Register of the City & County of New York," that a mortgage "executed by Robert M. Russell…and R. Amelia his wife…has been paid off, satisfied and discharged," and hereby issues a request to "cancel the said mortgage upon record." Signed at the conclusion by William Few as president of the City Bank of New York. Lower right bears the original white paper seal. In very good to fine condition, with light show-through from fold split repairs on the reverse, and three binder dings to the left edge. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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