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May 27, 2015 12:00PM - June 7, 2015 4:00PMCalender
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Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission, 3 December 1787.

$3,567$2,900
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2819T Location: Boston Date / Time: May 27, 2015 12:00PM

Description:

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Military Commission, 3 December 1787.
Typographically printed document on paper, fulfilled by hand, sealed and signed by Hancock as Governor of Massachusetts, countersigned by John Avery; appointing Dennison Wallis First Lieutenant of an artillery company in Danvers, Massachusetts. Old folds, somewhat fragmentary at the margins and convergences; one quarter toned on the verso, 15 x 13 in.
[with] an engraved portrait of Hancock after the Copley painting, and a receipt dated 16 November 1796 signed by other Hancocks.
Estimate $1,200-1,800


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Keywords

John Avery, Massachusetts, Military Commission, First Lieutenant, Danvers