Lot #289
Francis Hopkinson

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Estimate: $200+

Description

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1737-1791) who is also known as the designer of the first official American flag. Revolutionary War-era ink signature as treasurer of loans, "F. Hopkinson,” on an off-white 3.5 x 1.25 slip, attractively double-matted with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 12 x 16. In very good to fine condition, with light toning, and a few small areas of ink erosion to the signature. Hopkinson served as Treasurer for the Continental Loan Office in Philadelphia from 1778 to 1781. From the collection of Stephen Adamson.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs and Artifacts
  • Dates: #589 - Ended August 12, 2020





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