Lot #274
Robert Treat Paine Document Signed

This lot has closed

Estimate: $200+

Description

Manuscript DS, signed “R. T. Paine,” one page, 8 x 7.25, March 31, 1774. Legal document commanding the sheriff of Bristol County, Massachusetts, to "Attach the Goods or Estate Benjamin Benjamin Chase of Taunton in the same County Yeoman, to the Value of Thirty Pounds, and for want thereof to take the Body of the said Robert…and him safely keep, so that you have him before Our Justices of Our Inferiour Court of Common Pleas…to answer unto Ebenezer Hathaway junior." Endorsed on the reverse by Paine as an attorney in the case. In very good condition, with toning along split folds, losses to left edge affecting text, and old mounting remnants to the edges.

Auction Info

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





This item is Pre-Certified by PSA/DNA
Buy a third-party letter of authenticity for $50.00

*This item has been pre-certified by a trusted third-party authentication service, and by placing a bid on this item, you agree to accept the opinion of this authentication service. If you wish to have an opinion rendered by a different authenticator of your choosing, you must do so prior to your placing of any bid. RR Auction is not responsible for differing opinions submitted 30 days after the date of the sale.