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Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
224
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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Hancock, John (1737-1793), Autograph Letter Signed with initials, October 23rd, 1783, one page, as Governor of Massachusetts, to the Senate and House of Representatives, a retained draft, concerning shipping and the possible easing of restrictions on pilots that would ease their burden of taxes and fees, (fold tear left edge with minor discoloration at same). Provenance: The Hancock-Chase Collection, formerly housed at the National Museum of American History.
Estimate $3,000-4,000

Keywords

House of Representatives, Senate, Massachusetts, National Museum, National Museum of American History, Hancock