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[FOUNDING FATHERS]. Collection of 14 autographs of signers of the Declaration of Independence and US Constitution.

DAYTON, Jonathan (1760-1824). ALS, Elizabethtown, NJ. About Northwest Territory real estate to James Heaton of Hamilton, Ohio. Dayton was one of the youngest representatives to the Constitutional Convention, signing for his home state of New Jersey.

St. Thomas Jenifer, Daniel (1723-1790). ALS, Maryland, Oct. 5, 1757. Daniel signed the Constitution as a representative from Maryland.

BARTLETT, Josiah, (1720-1795). ANS, 8 Aug. 1783, order for payment from the Committee of Safety, New Hampshire to John Taylor Gilman, Treasurer. Bartlett signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from New Hampshire.

BRAXTON, Carter (1736-1797). AL, 2 Sept. 1788, docketed on verso as being from Carter Braxton. Braxton signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Virginia.

CLYMER, George (1739-1813). DS, Philadelphia, May 4, 1802. Promissory note to pay George Clymer $1738. Clymer signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania.

ELLERY, William (1727-1820). ANS, Newport, 8 Oct, 1805. Receipt for monies received. Ellery signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Rhode Island.

GERRY, Elbridge (1744-1814). Appears to be a page from a copybook. The paper is very thin and the ink a bit "fuzzy." The paper also has the typical wrinkles of a wet-transfer copy. Gerry signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Massachusetts.

HOPKINS, Stephen (1707-1785). NS by Hopkins. Note to pay Thomas Vernon, 1764. Hopkins signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Rhode Island.

HOPKINSON, Francis (1737-1791). DS, "order to pay six hundred dollars, in Three Thousand Livres Tournois, for Interest due on Money by the United States." Hopkinson signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from New Jersey.

PAINE, Robert Treat (1731-1814). DS, Bristol, Sept. 24, 1770, as Justice of the Peace. Paine signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Massachusetts.

RUSH, Dr. Benjamin. Receipt for 20 dollars for one month rent, signed Hester R. McClean. Dr. Rush signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Pennsylvania.

THORNTON, Matthew (1714-1803). ADS, Oct. 25, 1765, indenture for land. Thornton signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from New Hampshire.

WILLIAMS, William (1731-1811). ALS, Hartford, May 1772. Williams signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Connecticut.

WILSON, James (1742-1785). DS, January Term, 1771. Partially printed DS, summons for court. Associated with James Wilson (Judge?). Wilson signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative from Pennsylvania.

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