Lot 234: Political leader from Pennsylvania best known for engrossing the Declaration of Independence on parchment (1736–1829). Revolutionary War–dated manuscript DS, signed "Attest T. Matlack Sec'y," four pages on two adjoining sheets, 8.25 x 13, September 3, 1778. Lengthy indenture concerning "a certain Plantation or Tract of Land Situate on Stephen's Run a branch of Crooked Run in the said County of Frederick." Signed at the conclusion below the affixed white paper seal by Matlack as secretary of the Supreme Executive Council of Pennsylvania. Intersecting folds with repaired partial separations and light soiling, otherwise fine condition. Accompanied by a complete typed transcript of the lengthy document.
RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 467
Wednesday, 13th January 2016
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