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Lot #7266
Gouverneur Morris Signature

The penman of the Constitution's eloquent preamble

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The penman of the Constitution's eloquent preamble

American statesman (1752-1816) and signer of the Constitution from Pennsylvania who authored several sections of that document, including the well-known preamble. Bold ink signature, "Gouv'r Morris,” on an off-white 2.75 x 1 slip, affixed within a cutout in a 6 x 8 engraved portrait showing his wooden leg. In very good to fine condition, with light staining and a crease to the bottom. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: The Lawrence Miller Collection
  • Dates: #1008 - Ended May 21, 2020

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