Skinner

Auctioneers and Appraisers

Hancock, John (1737-1793) and Adams, Samuel (1722-1803)

Auction:
2300
Lot:
25
Sold for:
$7,638$6,500

social_share

Inquire

Tabs

About

Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2300
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
October 30, 2005 11:00AM

Description:

Hancock, John (1737-1793) and Adams, Samuel (1722-1803), Signed partially printed document, February 1st, 1792, two pages, appointing George Richard Minot of Boston as a Probate Court Judge for the county of Suffolk, countersigned on verso by John Avery, the oath attestation signed by Samuel Adams and with a Treasury Office receipt signed by Thomas Dawes, folio, framed, (with minor fold weakness and minor separation, central small loss largely not affecting text, iron gall burn to Hancock's signature).
Estimate $5,000-7,000

Keywords

Samuel Adams, John Avery, Probate Court, Treasury Office, George Richard Minot, Thomas Dawes, Suffolk, Countersign, Governors of Massachusetts

Departments

Specialists