Lot 178: Robert Treat Paine

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-08-21 10:51:39

Lot 178: 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. Endorsement signature, "Paine Atty," at the conclusion of a manuscript legal document, one page, 3.75 x 6.25, dated September 1770. A legal bill in the amount of £1.19.0 for plaintiff's expenses including attendance of eight days. A central vertical fold, soiling, and light mirrored ink from a page no longer present, otherwise fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 460 Wednesday, 16th September 2015 Estimate: $800-1000
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