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Lot #105
Elbridge Gerry Document Signed as Massachusetts Governor

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Partly-printed DS as governor of Massachusetts, signed “E. Gerry,” one page, 9.25 x 14.75, February 21, 1811. Governor Gerry appoints Sherman Leland of Eastport “to be one of our Justices of the Peace, within and for the County of Washington for and during the term of seven years.” Signed in the left margin by Elbridge Gerry as governor and countersigned below by Benjamin Homans as Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. The upper left corner retains the original embossed state seal. In fine condition.

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  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts Featuring Classical Music
  • Dates: #661 - Ended April 12, 2023

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