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Hancock, John (1737-1792) Document Signed, Boston, 18 January 1792.

Auction:
2865B
Lot:
30
Sold for:
$2,952$2,400

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2865B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 15, 2015 11:00AM

Description:

Hancock, John (1737-1792) Document Signed, Boston, 18 January 1792.
Warrant on laid paper, partially printed, fulfilled by hand. Ordering the payment of one quarter's salary (fifty pounds) to Colonel Lewis de Maresquelle [aka Lewis Ansart] (1742-1804), inspector of the foundries of Massachusetts. Countersigned by State Secretary John Avery Jr. (1739-1806) and State Treasurer Alexander Hodgson, matted and framed, with a portrait of Hancock, splitting along old folds, inscriptions on verso, 8 1/4 x 7 1/4 in.
Estimate $2,000-3,000


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John Avery Jr., Lewis de Maresquelle, Lewis Ansart, Alexander Hodgson, John Avery Jr, Hancock, Lewis

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