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Lot 283

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Founding Father; first Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Partly-printed document signed as Governor of Massachusetts, 1 page, laid paper, 17 x 11 in., Boston, July 1, 1789. Appointing Chambers Russell a justice of the peace for Middlesex County. Countersigned by John Avery, Secretary. Paper is toned and brittle; archival repairs on verso. The signature is a particularly lovely example, written at top left under the paper seal.
Estimated Value $2,000 - 3,000.

Realized $3,360

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