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    John Wentworth (1737-1821), last royal governor of New Hampshire, partly-printed Document Signed, "Wentwoth" as Governor, one page, 12.5" x 8", Portsmouth, January 20. A 1775 marriage certificate granted to "...Francis Moore of Cambridge in the county of Middlesex Baker aged twenty seven years to Miss Bebe Preston of Boston in the county of Suffolk Aged Twenty Years..." Why the couple came to Portsmouth New Hampshire to marry is unclear. Tape remnants along one horizontal fold, small marginal chip, otherwise on bright paper with a bold signature. 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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