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    Declaration Signer Abraham Clark Autograph Docket Signed on Verso of a Legal Writ. Two sides of a single sheet, 7.25" x 12.25"; New Jersey, circa 1861. Nine lines of text in his hand, acknowledging that he has seized property and land belonging to the defendant pursuant to the "within writ". Clark signs below his docket, "Abra Clark Jr.," as a junior clerk for New Jersey's provincial assembly.

    Condition: Age toning, with a mounting remnant along the left margin on verso. Professional restoration along the folds. Heavy showthrough from writing on recto; Clark's signature is large and quite prominent.



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