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    Roger Sherman Autograph Document Signed. "Roger Sherman". One page, period docketed on the verso, 7.75" x 4.25", laid-in to a larger page measuring 9.25" x 4.75". New Haven, [Connecticut]; November 13, 1786, to John Lawrence, treasurer. Here Sherman, Connecticut senator/Founding Father of the United States, signs a slip directing the treasurer to pay David Atwater a sum of "Twenty Shillings lawful money" from a debt owed him by the supreme court.
    Condition: Smoothed folds, with age-appropriate toning, and soiling due to handling.


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