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John Quincy Adams, Clipped Signature and 1794 Manuscript Written in his Hand

Adams, John Quincy (1767-1848). President of the United States (1825-1829). Lot of 2. Manuscript affidavit written entirely in Adams' hand, 1p, 8.5 x 12.5 in. The document concerns John Madey and his request for citizenship. The document states, in part, That he is an alien, a free white person, that he has resided within the limits...of the United States...He therefore prays that upon his making proof...that he is a person of good character, he may be admitted as a Citizen of the United States

Accompanied by clipped signature, approx. 3.25 x 1 in. (sight), signed in black ink John Quincy Adams. Matted and framed together with modern portrait of Adams, 25.5 x 21.5 in. overall. 

Condition:

Manuscript legal document accompanied by Certificate of authenticity from R&R Enterprises. Document in very good condition, with some toning at folds, few spots. Not examined outside of frame but COA notes there is a tape repair on reverse to a complete bisecting horizontal separation, lightly affecting a line of text. 

Clipped signature accompanied by COA from University Archives. Fine, strong signature. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$840
11/18/2016

 

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