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    Lewis Morris, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Autograph Document Twice Signed "Lewis Morris." One page, approximately 8" x 6.5", New York, May 12, 1797. Lewis Morris writes an expense report for a trip as "one of the electors" from New York to Hudson. In full:

    "The State of New York to Lewis Morris as one of the Electors Dec. 1796 To travelling allowance from New York to the City of Hudson & back again two hundred & sixty miles at four Dollars per every twenty miles 52.00 Doll...To my Time at Hudson three Days which at four dollars per day is 12.00."

    The document is beautifully double-matted to an overall size of 16" x 11" with a portrait of Morris and a small engraved brass plaque with Morris's particulars. The document is uniformly toned with intersecting fold creases, one of which just touches the top of the "L" in Lewis, else an attractive tableau in fine condition.


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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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