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Revolutionary War-Era Documents Signed by Important Colonial Statesmen Andrew Adams and Stephen Hopkins, 1781-82

Lot of 2.

Adams, Andrew (1736-1794). Delegate to the Continental Congress from Connecticut and signer of the Articles of Confederation. Partially printed DS, 1p, 6.125 x 5.125 in., Litchfield, CT. March 21, 1782. Summons for Jeremiah Osborn of New Haven, CT, requiring his presence before the County Court to answer unto William Samuel Johnson, who claims Osborn owes him money. Additional financial notations on verso.

Hopkins, Stephen (1707-1785). Rhode Island Governor and signer of the Declaration of Independence. Partially printed DS, 1p, 9.75 x 4.75 in., Bay of Cadiz. May 28, 1781. Bill of lading describing the cargo shipped to Philadelphia, PA on board The Virginia by Richard Harrison. The shipment of "two quarter Casks of Wine & fifteen Bushells of Salt" was intended for "his Excellency John Jay," Governor of New York and President of the Continental Congress.

Estimate: $100 - $300
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