DescriptionAbraham Clark Autograph Document Signed "Abra: Clark." One page with integral blank, 7.25" x 7.5", [Elizabethtown, New Jersey], February 5, 1790. Continental Congress member and Declaration of Independence signer Abraham Clark (1726-1794) was serving on the town committee of his hometown of Elizabethtown when he wrote this agreement regarding a land dispute, in part:
"At a meeting of the Eliz. Town Committee it is agreed that Saml. Potter & Stephen Crane Esquires are to pay the Committee for the . . . Town in defending their Right Against the General Proprietor, the Sum of One hundred pounds, in consideration whereof the said Committee are to give them a Town Deed for the Land which they formerly sold . . . Containing Two hundred & Eighty Acres."
Countersigned by William Harriman, James Wade, Samuel Potter, and Stephen Crane. Heavily stained along the left edge with scattered areas of foxing throughout. Mounted to a backing sheet to an overall size of 8.25" x 11.25".
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