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    Nathaniel Gorham Autograph Letter Signed "Nathaniel Gorham," one page, 7.5" x 10.5". Charlestown, February 21, 1775. Addressed by Gorham on verso "To/ Messrs Reynell & Coates/ Merchts in/ Philadelphia." In part, "Sometime last Fall, I inclosed to you an Order on Mr. Mackiness of your place for the Value of 53 pair Shoes - which I hope you have recd. I also paid to Mr Logan £10 your Currency since which I have not had the pleasure of hearing from you...if I have still any shoes on hand please to sell them at Auction...Please to ship me to Capt Hinckley 25 Barrells good Common Flour..." Nathaniel Gorham, a signer of the Constitution, represented Massachusetts in the Continental Congress in 1782, 1783, 1786, 1787, and 1789, and was its president from June 6, 1786, to February 2, 1787. Repaired at the mid-horizontal fold on verso with glassine, the letter has a small piece missing at the upper edge, one fold partially separated at the right edge, and a seal tear hole in the blank left margin. Darkly penned, the letter is in fine condition.

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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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