Lot #159
Stephen Hopkins

Stephen Hopkins

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Stephen Hopkins

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Rhode Island (1707–1785) who served as the colony’s governor in the 1750s and 1760s. Manuscript DS, signed “Step. Hopkins CJ,” one page, 6 x 7, September 15, 1770. Pay order submitted to Rhode Island Treasurer Joseph Clark. In part: “You are to pay to Nathaniel Helme or order Fifteen Dollars out of said Treasury & charge the same to the Colony’s account.” Signed at the conclusion by Hopkins as chief justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court and countersigned by two other justices. Professionally inlaid into a slightly larger sheet. In very good to fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autographs And Artifacts Featuring Animation
  • Dates: #479 - Ended July 13, 2016

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