Lot 13: John Hancock Broadside

RR Auction

RR Auction

2018-07-02 12:16:09

Lot 13

Commonwealth of Massachusetts broadside issued by John Hancock as governor, one page, 8 x 12.75, February 23, 1791, printed at Boston by Thomas Adams, printer to the Honorable General Court. The broadside features the text of "An Act for the Limitation of Personal Actions, and for avoiding Suits at Law," and prominently features Hancock's name at the conclusion. The reverse bears a contemporary ink notation, "Town Clerk, Bellingham." In very good condition, with foxing, light staining, and repaired paper loss to the upper left corner.

Estimate: $1000-$1200

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