Lot #313
Samuel Huntington Document Signed

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Estimate: $300+

Description

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut (1731-1796) and seventh president of the Continental Congress. Partly-printed DS, signed “Sam'l Huntington, Governor,” one page, 7.75 x 6, October 1, 1790. As governor of Connecticut, Huntington orders the sheriff of Windham County to "attach the Goods or Estate of Richard Ringe of said Hampton to the Value of Eight pounds lawfull money, and for want thereof, to attach the Body of the said Richard…so that he may be had before Benjamin Huntington Jun'r Esq; Justice of the Peace for the County of New London…to answer unto John Trumbull of said Norwich, In a Plea, that to the Plaintiff the Defendant render the Sum of four pounds lawfull money." Archivally mounted, matted, and framed under Tru-Vue Museum Glass to an overall size of 14.75 x 13. In very good to fine condition, with mottled light toning, and staining along the right edge.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Prince
  • Dates: #627 - Ended January 12, 2022





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