Lot 307: Massachusetts lawyer (1731–1814) who served as one of the prosecutors of British soldiers during the Boston Massacre trial; he later signed the Declaration of Independence. Third-person ADS signed within the text, "Robert Treat Paine," one page, 6.5 x 2, September 17, 1765. In full: "For same received I promise to pay to Robert Treat Paine or Order eighteen shillings & interest till paid." Signed at the conclusion by Daniel Hunt. Nicely matted and framed with an engraved portrait to an overall size of 10.25 x 12. In fine condition, with brushing to ink affecting a portion of the date.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 466
Wednesday, 9th December 2015
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