Lot 173: Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut (1721–1793) who was the only man to also sign the Articles of Association, the Articles of Confederation, and the US Constitution. Partly-printed DS, one page, 8 x 4.25, March 8, 1779. Treasury Office financial document, in part: "Received of John Lawrence, Commissioner of the Loan Office for the State of Connecticut, One Sett of Bills of Exchange for 36 dollars & three Setts for 30 dollars Each—it being Interest arisen on Five Continental Certificates." Boldly signed at the conclusion by Sherman. In fine condition, with expected document wear and mild show-through from docketing to reverse. Accompanied by an unsigned engraved portrait.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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