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    Stephen Hopkins Document Signed. One page, 7.5" x 4.5", Kingston, October 13, 1770. Docketed on verso. A signatory to the Declaration of Independence, Stephen Hopkins signed this document as Chief Justice of the Rhode Island General Assembly. Light soiling; inlaid to an overall size of 8" x 5.25".


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    It reads in full: "The General Assembly having empowered me to draw upon the General Treasury for certain Purposes mentioned in their act for Purpose. You are therefore to pay to Nathaniel Helme Ten Dollars & charge the same to the Colony. [signed] Steph. Hopkins, C. Just."



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