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    Samuel Adams Appointment Signed "Saml Adams" as governor of Massachusetts. One page, 9.25" x 15.25", "Commonwealth of Massachusetts [Boston]," February 25, 1794. An impressive judicial appointment naming "William Walker of Lenox in our County of Berkshire . . . to be one of the Justices of our Court of Common Pleas, in the County of Berkshire (during his good behavior in the same Office)." Countersigned by John Avery, as Massachusetts secretary of the commonwealth. Docketed on the verso. Adams' signature is at upper left, just beneath a blind-embossed seal of the commonwealth. Folds are weak with some separation; main horizontal fold is detached, but repaired on the verso. Slightly toned throughout.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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