Lot 132: Benning Wentworth

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-06-29 15:06:53

Lot 132: Colonial governor of New Hampshire from 1741 to 1766. Manuscript DS, signed "B. Wentworth," one page, 6.5 x 8.25, April 23, 1754. A marriage document addressed "To Either of the ordained Ministers of the Gospel of the Province." In part: "You are hereby authorized and impowered to joyn together in a holy matrimony Winthrop Burnum and Merrell Adams unless some lawfull impediment appears to you to the contrary." In fine condition, with central vertical and horizontal folds and light foxing. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 453 Sunday, 17th May 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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