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    Continental Congress & Founding Fathers Autograph Collection consisting of the following signed items:

    Thomas Hartley, Revolutionary War colonel and Pennsylvania congressman 1789-1800. Document Signed as attorney, York, Pennsylvania, July, 1783, very good condition with mounting traces on verso.

    John Laurence, Continental Congress 1785-1787. Legal Autograph Document Signed, one page with docketing on verso, 7.75" x 12.5", New York, 1784, very good condition.

    John Lowell, Continental Congress 1782. Legal Autograph Document Signed as Judge, one page, 8" x 11.5", Boston, April 20, 1790, fine condition- hinged to larger sheet, originally purchased from Walter Benjamin Autographs.

    Luther Martin, attended the 1787 Constitutional Convention but refused to sign the Constitution because he was opposed to a strong central government. Autograph Letter Signed, two pages, 8.25" x 12.75", np, July 18, 1795, fine condition with mounting hinge on verso. Vintage engraving included.

    Zephaniah Platt, Continental Congress 1785-1786, founder of the town of Plattsburgh, New York. Document Signed as witness, two pages, 8.25" x 13.5", Poughkeepsie, May 14, 1799, very good condition. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    February, 2006
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