Lot 30: James Smith Endorsement

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RR Auction

2018-07-02 12:16:15

Lot 30

Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1719-1806). Ink endorsement signature, "Jas. Smith," at the bottom of a manuscript legal document, one page, 8 x 3.25, no date. Petition made by Cath Bickham concerning the dissolution of her marriage, in part: "Your Pett. therefore prays the Honble. House would please to take her unhappy case into Consideration, (And upon good due Notice to all parties Concerned), permit her to bring in a Bill to dissolve the marriage aforesaid." In very good condition, with a split to a vertical fold, chipping to the right edge, and complete professional silking to both sides.

Estimate: $300-$500

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