Lot #137
Thomas McKean Autograph Letter Signed

Handwritten letter as president of Continental Congress, enclosing "two Acts of Congress" to Rhode Island's governor
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Estimate: $3000+

Description

Handwritten letter as president of Continental Congress, enclosing "two Acts of Congress" to Rhode Island's governor

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware (1734-1817) who later served as a Revolutionary War officer, president of the Continental Congress, and governor of Pennsylvania. ALS signed “Tho. M:Kean President,” one page, 7.25 x 9, September 21, 1781. Handwritten circular letter to Governor William Greene of Rhode Island by McKean as president of Continental Congress, in full: "I have the honor to inclose your Excellency two Acts of Congress, of the 31st of August & 14th of September instant, for your information in matters relating to the Consular & Vice Consular powers." In fine condition. McKean is rare in this form.

Auction Info

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





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