Lot 136: Partly-printed DS, filled out in Hancock's hand and signed in the body "John Hancock," one page, 9 x 4.5, November 20, 1771. A bill of lading for a ship in Boston Harbor. In part: "Shipped by the Grace of God, in good Order and well Condition'd, by John Hancock, in and upon the good Ship called the Hayley whereof is Master, under God, for this present Voyage, James Scott and now riding at Anchor in the Harbour of Boston and by God's Grace bound for London to say, Six hundred & forty nine Casks of Oil…Four Hundred Sixty One barrells of Tar & ten thousand White oak bb Staves." In fine condition, with a few small edge chips and tears.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456
Wednesday, 15th July 2015
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