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    Robert Treat Paine Signed Check, 1813 Partly-printed document signed, "Robert Treat Paine," a check, measures 4.5" x 1.5" drawn on the Boston Bank, dated April 16, 1813 and made payable to John P. Clark for $1,105. Two small cancellation punches well clear of signature and most of the text, slightly irregular contemporary cut, otherwise very bright and clean with a nice, bold signature. Neatly mounted beneath left margin to another sheet. A signer of the Declaration of Independence, Paine is oft overlooked for his contribution as a "Founding Father" and his role as prosecuting attorney in the trial of those complicit in the Boston Massacre opposing defense counsel John Adams. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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