Lot #159
Oliver Ellsworth Document Signed

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Estimate: $200+


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. Partly-printed DS, signed twice, “O. Ellsworth, a Judge of Sup. Court” and “Oliv. Ellsworth, a Judge of Super. Court,” one page, 6.5 x 8.75, October 25, 1786. Ellsworth orders the sheriff of Hartford to summon Elisha Winchel and Daniel Holcomb to appear before the court in response to a lawsuit. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Art and Literature
  • Dates: #645 - Ended October 12, 2022

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