Lot 173: Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware (1734–1817) who later became involved in Pennsylvania politics. Partly-printed vellum DS, signed "Tho. M:Kean," one page, 21 x 12, July 10, 1806. As governor of Pennsylvania, McKean grants Charles Willing "a certain tract of land, called 'Clownish' situate in…Tioga County…containing Eleven hundred Acres." Boldly signed in the upper left corner by Governor McKean. Also signed on the reverse by Timothy Matlack, the engrosser of the Declaration of Independence. The crisp white paper seal affixed to the upper left remains fully intact. In fine condition, with intersecting folds and scattered soiling.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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