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    Declaration Signer James Wilson Autograph Letter Signed. One page with integral address leaf, 6" x 8.5", Lancaster, February 3, 1779, to John Pollock of Carlisle. In part, "Mr. Glenn informs me that upwards of two hundred cords of Pine Wood have been cut upon my Plantation for the public Works. I have received from him two hundred dollars in part payment..." This wood was likely cut to supply the Continental Army during the Revolutionary War. Wilson signed the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. Very good condition, worn and toned at folds. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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