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Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Document Signed, 18 August 1788.

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Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3626TLocation: MarlboroughDate / Time: May 13, 2021 12:00PM


Franklin, Benjamin (1706-1790) Document Signed, 18 August 1788. Single-leaf oath testifying to a 200 pound debt owed to John Rice by Joseph Rice, who is deemed bankrupt by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, signed by Benjamin Franklin as President of Pennsylvania, (old folds, blind-stamped in l.l. corner),6 1/2 x 8 1/4 in.

Provenance: John Heise Autographs, Syracuse, New York, 1939.
Estimate $7,000-9,000

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John Rice, Joseph Rice, John Heise Autographs, Syracuse