Lot #254
Francis Hopkinson Document Signed

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Estimate: $600+


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-dated partly-printed DS, signed “F. Hopkinson,” one page, 8.25 x 3.5, February 17, 1779. Sight draft issued by Hopkinson as Treasurer of Loans, in full: "At Thirty Days Sight of this Third Bill, First, Second and Fourth not paid, pay to James Wharton or Order, One Hundred and Twenty Dollars, in Six Hundred Livres Tournois, for Interest due on Money borrowed by the United States." Crisply signed at the conclusion by Hopkinson, and countersigned by Thomas Smith. Mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 14.75 x 10.5. In fine condition, with light show-through from writing on the reverse.

Auction Info

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

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