Lincoln, Benjamin (1733-1810) Document Signed, 6 July 1802.
Importation receipt typographically printed on laid paper, fulfilled by hand, certifying the entry of green tea from Canton to the port of Boston and Charlestown, countersigned by Sons of Liberty member and Boston Tea Party participant Thomas Melvill (1751-1832). Matted and framed with a portrait of Lincoln and an engraved plaque of explanation, the document itself, 9 x 4 1/2 in., the framed piece 26 x 21 in. overall.
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