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    Nathaniel Gorham (1738-1796) President of the Continental Congress (1786), Autograph Letter Signed, "Nath Gorham", one page with integral address leaf addressed in his hand, 8.5" x 13", Boston, October 19, 1772. "...I send you by Capt hatch 120 pair very good Shoes which please to sell to best advantage & place the net proceeds to my Credit..." Before the War, Gorham was a successful merchant. During the Revolution, he served on the Board of War. In the 1780s he made a fortune in land speculation in western Massachusetts. Usual folds, small loss wax seal tear, a few minor marginal chips and tears, else very good condition. A scarce example. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
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