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Shirley, William (1694-1771), Governor of Massachusetts 1741-59

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2300
Lot:
67
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$529$450

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

Description:

Shirley, William (1694-1771), Governor of Massachusetts 1741-59, Autograph letter signed, dated May 8th, 1746, at Boston, addressed to the Justices of the Court of General Sessions of the Peace in the County of Bristol, regarding the case of Jerahmeel Bowers' medical fitness for military service, Shirley's previous letter to them regarding his exemption, and recent information from a doctor refuting Shirley's previous information, double sided frame, sheet sight size 11 7/8 x 7 1/8 in., (creases, ink burn, toning).
Estimate $100-150

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Massachusetts, Court of General Sessions of the Peace, Autograph

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