Lot 295: John Avery, Jr

RR Auction

RR Auction

2015-07-07 11:00:30

Lot 295: Early American politician (1739–1806) who served as the first Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. LS signed "John Avery, jun Sec'y," one page, 7.25 x 8.75, June 28, 1786. Letter to Hon. Samuel Holten. In full: "Agreeably to the directions of the General Court I have the Honour to inform you of your being elected by joint Ballot of the two Branches of the General Court, agreeably to the Constitution, to serve as a Delegate from this Commonwealth in the United States in Congress assembled for one year to commence on the first Monday of November next." In fine condition. RR Auction's Fine Autographs and Artifacts Auction 456 Wednesday, 15th July 2015 Estimate: $200-400
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