Lot #127
Samuel Adams Signature

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Estimate: $2000+

Description

Rare Revolutionary War-era signatures of Declaration signer Samuel Adams ("Sam'l Adams") on a 6.5 x 3 slip clipped from the conclusion of a Massachusetts Supreme Executive Council document, also signed by fellow committee members Oliver Prescott, a major general of Massachusetts militia during the Revolution who later put down Shay's Rebellion; Henry Gardner, state treasurer from 1774-1782; Moses Gill, a politician who briefly served as acting governor of Massachusetts; Timothy Danielson, colonel of a Continental Army regiment and a Lexington minuteman; Dr. Joseph Gardner, a member of the Committee of Safety and Continental Congress; Nathan Cushing, later a justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court; and others. In fine condition, with light toning to the central vertical fold. Accompanied by two engraved portraits of Adams, both with facsimile signatures. A unique grouping of important names from the American Revolution.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts
  • Dates: #616 - Ended September 15, 2021





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