Signers of the Declaration. 30 items
Lot 6287
SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION. A collection of 30 documents, all handsomely framed, featuring letters, documents and signatures of the Signers of the Declaration, including the following:
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Signers of the Declaration. 30 items Signers of the Declaration. 30 items
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SIGNERS OF THE DECLARATION.
A collection of 30 documents, all handsomely framed, featuring letters, documents and signatures of the Signers of the Declaration, including the following: HOPKINSON, FRANCIS. Document Signed ("Fras. Hopkinson"), partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, 1 p, 10 x 4 inches, being a Revolutionary War bond in the amount of $120 paid to the order of James Wharton: "At Thirty Days, sight of this third bill, First, Second and Fourth not paid, pay to James Wharton on order One Hundred and Twenty Dollars in Six Hundred Livres Tournois for interest charged on money borrowed by the United States."
ELLSWORTH, OLIVER. Document Signed ("Oliv. Ellsworth"), 1 p, oblong 8vo, Hartford, July 6, 1775, pay order for the 8th Regiment of Connecticut, "charged to the acct of the Colony of Connect[icut]."
Lot also includes letters, documents and signatures of the following: BENJAMIN HARRISON (ALS 3/11/1764): JOSIAH BARTLETT (ADS 12/7/1769);THOMAS MCKEAN (DS 11/5/1789); SAMUEL HUNTINGTON (DS 5/19/1795); ROBERT MORRIS. (DS 7/1/1795); WILLIAM WILLIAMS (DS 6/10/1762); CHARLES THOMSON (DS 8/31/85); GEORGE WALTON (ALS 1782);
WILLIAM ELLERY (ALS); JOHN NIXON (ALS 12/14/1779) THOMAS MIFFLIAN (DS 9/29/1787); CHARLES CARROLL (DS 4/12/1821); FRANCIS HOPKINSON (DS 5/30/1780); JAMES SMITH (DS JAN 1752); ROBERT TREAT PAINE (ADS 7/11/1771);
JOHN HART (DS 3/25/ 1776); WILLIAM HOOPER (ALS 1780?); GEORGE ROSS (DS 8/20/1758); GEORGE CLYMER (DS); JAMES WILSON (DS); JOHN MORTON (DS 4/3/1772); JAMES WILSON (DS); WILLIAM LIVINGSTON (endorsement, 1768); JAMES MCCLURG (DS 3/12/1774); THOMAS MCKEAN (DS 3/13/1799); ROGER SHERMAN (DS 8/3/1765); and STEPHEN HOPKINS (DS 7/31/1764). A more detailed listing available upon request.

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