Description

    Declaration Signers McKean, Morris, Ross along with the first public reader, John Nixon. This lot contains four items related to the Declaration of Independence:

    Thomas McKean, signed as representative from Delaware. Signature "Tho M:Kean" on 2.5" x 1" sheet. Fine- bold and dark signature.

    Robert Morris, signed as representative from Pennsylvania. Signature "Robr Morris" on 3" x 1" sheet. Good- bold and dark signature with small tear affecting first "R".

    George Ross, signed as representative from Pennsylvania. Signature "George Ross" on 2" x 2" piece removed from larger document.

    John Nixon, the first person to read the Declaration in public, which he did from the steps of the State House on July 8, 1776 in Philadelphia. Signature on verso of 7.25" x 6" 1785 document. Fine. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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    Auction Dates
    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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