Nov 01, 2016 - Sale 2428

Sale 2428 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 36,400
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 2,000 - $ 3,000
SIGNER: "THIS STATE HATH . . . RATIFIED THE . . . CONSTITUTION" HUNTINGTON, SAMUEL. Letter Signed, "Sam'l Huntington," as Governor, to Governor of NJ William Livingston, informing him that CT has ratified the U.S. Constitution. 1 page, folio, with integral blank; folds. Norwich, 23 January 1788

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"I am honored with your Excellency's favour of the 9th Instant, acquainting me that the State over which You have the honour to preside, hath unanimously ratified the Federal Constitution.
"I have now the pleasure to inform You, that this State hath also ratified the same Constitution, by a majority of more than three to one."