Lot #249
John Hart Document Signed

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Estimate: $600+


Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1713-1779). Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, one page, 8 x 12.5, August 29, 1777. Legal document that determines that Benjamin Barton and Richard Edsal are "firmly bound unto his Excellency William Livingston Esq'r, Governor of the said State of New Jersey and to his Successors & Assigns in the sum of Two Thousand Pounds of Lawfull money of New Jersey." Signed at the conclusion by John Hart, and countersigned by Benjamin Manning. Lower right retains three original white paper seals. Archivally mounted, matted, and framed to an overall size of 14.5 x 19.5. In fine condition.

Auction Info

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

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