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    Samuel Adams Partly Printed Document Signed as Governor of Massachusetts. One page, 11" x 17", "Commonwealth of Massachusetts" [Boston], February 20, 1795. An impressive judicial appointment naming "James Ayrault of Landisfield to be one of the Justices to keep the Peace in our County of Berkshire for the term of seven years." The document, which shows heavy age toning, is signed by Governor Adams at the upper left, just beneath an embossed paper seal. Countersigned by John Avery, as Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. The upper edge of this item has some chipping and tearing. The loose pieces have been affixed to a cardboard backing, so that when the document is set against the backing, the loose pieces are properly fixed in location to offer a more complete presentation. Both signatures are boldly penned.

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    October, 2010
    14th-15th Thursday-Friday
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