Lot #133
William Hooper Autograph Document Signed

Rare handwritten and twice-signed document by William Hooper, concerning a theft in North Carolina
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Estimate: $1500+

Description

Rare handwritten and twice-signed document by William Hooper, concerning a theft in North Carolina

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from North Carolina (1742-1790). Rare ADS, signed "Will. Hooper, A.C." and "Wm. Hooper, A.C.," one page, 7.75 x 9.5, March 7, 1769. Handwritten legal document for a case in North Carolina, in part: "At a Superior Court of Justice begun and held at the Court House in the Town of Salisbury…The Jurors for Our Sovereign Lord the King upon their Oath present that William Davinport Late of Rowan County Labourer on the first day of January…with Force and Arms the dwelling house of William Coalney did brake and enter, one spinning wheel, one fine chest and fine table…All of the Value of Ten Pounds proclamation money of North Carolina then and there found did seise and carry away." Signed at the conclusion and on the reverse by Hooper. In very good condition, with tears to the left edge, and heavy staining affecting appearance.

Auction Info

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





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