Lot 12 of 218:
Stephen Hopkins Signer from Rhode Island  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$300
Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Manuscript document signed by Stephen Hopkins as Governor of Rhode Island, directing the treasurer of the Colony of Rhode Island to pay Samuel Chase £20 for postage

Author:
Hopkins, Stephen, Signer from Rhode Island

Place:
[Providence, RI]

Publisher:

Date:
1764

Description:

Manuscript document, 6 lines in ink, on mounted slip of paper 6.5x15.5 cm (2½x6¼"), ornately matted and framed under plexiglass with a portrait and an engraved metal descriptive plaque. Overall 50x63.5 cm (19¾x25").

Stephen Hopkins (1701-1785) was a four-time governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, a Chief Justice of the Rhode Island Supreme Court, and a signer of the Declaration of Independence.

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Condition:
A little aging to the paper, overall fine.


 
Item number:
244077
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