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    Caesar Rodney Autograph Document Signed "Caesar Rodney Trustee". One page, 9.75" x 2.25", January 25, 1774, Dover [Delaware], affixed to 10" x 4.25" backing. In part: "Recd of George Hargrove the Sum of five pounds principal, and nine pounds, fifteen Shillings and nine pence Interest, in full for the first, second and third year's payments of the principal, and the Interest of the Whole Mortgage." Caesar Rodney (1728-1784) was active in Delaware politics. Along with Thomas McKean, he compiled the colony's laws. Together, they attended the Stamp Act Congress, drafted a protest to the king of England about the Townshend Acts, and signed the Declaration of Independence. Rodney was also a delegate to the Continental Congress. During the Revolutionary War, he served as a brigadier general. Toned with very light soiling; near fine.

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