Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 5,000
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 3,000 - $ 4,000
HANCOCK AND SAMUEL ADAMS HANCOCK, JOHN. Partly-printed Document Signed, as Governor, appointing Silas Taylor Justice of the Peace in Middlesex County. Countersigned by Secretary John Avery, Jr. Additionally Signed by Samuel Adams, "S Adams," as Lieutenant Governor, on verso. 17x11 1/2 inches; nearly complete separation at horizontal fold, vertical fold through extreme end of Hancock signature and through "m" of Adams signature with minor loss to each, some small holes at vertical folds, docketing verso, paper seal intact. Boston, 25 June 1789