Lot #375
Oliver Ellsworth Document Signed

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Estimate: $200+


Third chief justice of the United States (1745-1807) and delegate to the Constitutional Congress who later submitted the amendments which became the Bill of Rights. Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed “O. Ellsworth,” one page, 8.25 x 6.25, March 21, 1777. Pay order issued to Treasurer John Lawrence, in part: "Pay James Brown, or order, the Sum of Eight Pounds Nineteen Shillings & four pence Lawfull Money for his Expence of Likeness in the Northern Army." Signed at the conclusion by Oliver Ellsworth and Ezekiel Williams as members of the Pay-Table Committee. Endorsed on the reverse by Brown to confirm receipt of payment. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Revolutionary War
  • Dates: #612 - Ended July 14, 2021

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