Lot #259
Oliver Ellsworth Document Signed

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Estimate: $200+

Description

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. Manuscript DS, signed “O. Ellsworth,” one page, 8.25 x 6.25, October 24, 1777. A pay order to Treasurer John Lawrence, in part: "Pay Doct. Joshua Elderkin Two Hundred & fifty pounds to improve as purchasing commissary of this State." Signed at the conclusion by Oliver Ellsworth and Ezekiel Williams as members of the Pay-Table Committee. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and light toning.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Sports
  • Dates: #614 - Ended August 11, 2021





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