MORRIS, ROBERT. 1734-1806.
Document Signed ("Robt Morris"), partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, 1 p, oblong 4to, Philadelphia, March 19, 1795, granting James Wadsworth 15 shares in the North American Land Company, also signed by James Marshall, light toning, left margin scalloped, tipped to mount, matted and framed to 29½ x 22 inches overall.
Morris, a Signer of the Declaration, ventured into land speculation after the Revolutionary War, founding the North American Land Company. Initially successful, the company found itself in arrears a few years later, for which Morris wound up in debtor's prison.