Lot 183: Prominent Loyalist politician (1711–1780), and the last colonial governor of the Province of Massachusetts Bay prior to the Revolution; replaced by British General Thomas Gage, he returned to England in 1774 and was never allowed to return to Massachusetts. Manuscript DS, signed "T. Hutchinson," one page, 8 x 13, October 15, 1764. A document signed by Ephraim Man and John Stoddard concerning the estate and heirs of the Dyer family of Braintree. Hutchinson signs at the conclusion to "certifie that Ephraim Man & John Stoddard both of them persons well known to me made oath to the truth of the foregoing declaration after having signed the same." Tape-repaired partial separations to intersecting folds, two large ink blots affecting portions of the text, scattered foxing and soiling, and some chipping to edges, otherwise very good condition.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 458
Wednesday, 12th August 2015
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