Summer Auction 2019 Sale 76
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(1741 - 1788) American Revolutionary leader and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Especially rare A.D.S. signed "J. Penn att'y" on verso, 2pp., l7 1/4" x 4 1/2", Granville Co., Aug. 7, 1786. Penn orders the sheriff of Granville County to arrest a man and hold him for a hearing before the Court of Pleas to answer a plea of debt for 14.5.4 pounds. He obligingly pens and signs the order on behalf of court clerk Reuben Leary (a copy of Leary's actual handwriting is included), and signs as an attorney for the plaintiff on verso. Also signed by Sheriff William Hunt. One 1" split along a fold, trimmed at top, else very good.
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Minimum Bid: $1,200.00
Final prices include buyers premium: $1,968.00
Estimate: $2,500 - $3,500
Auction closed on Wednesday, July 31, 2019.
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