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    Declaration of Independence Signer Elbridge Gerry ADS, one page, 6.25" x 2.75", Marblehead, Massachusetts, February 14, 1765. A receipt indicating that Gerry was paid "four pounds ten shillings" on behalf of his father by one W. Thomas Pedrick. Fine condition. Elbridge Gerry would represent Massachusetts in the Continental Congress and go on to spend a lifetime in politics. His attempts to manipulate voting districts in 1812 led to the creation of the verb "to gerrymander". Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection


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    October, 2007
    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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