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    Robert Treat Paine Legal Document Signed One of the founding fathers and signers of the Declaration of Independence, Paine was the Massachusetts representative to the Continental Congress. This early legal document is signed by Paine but also contains notations between the lines with changes noted in his hand. This legal document pertains to an "Elisha" who has sought to be protected by Thomas Gage and has given up his right to a previous property. Paine as Attorney General is asking for the Court to give an opinion on behalf of the "Commonwealth." This document has been folded and shows separation in the folds along with foxing appropriate for a document of this age. Dated 1781 and signed by Paine as he was Attorney General of Massachusetts. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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