Lot 38 of 218:
George Ross Signer from Pennsylvania  

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Manuscript document signed by George Ross, as an attorney, being an obligatory bill summoning James Robb to appear in court and make payment of money owed to Jacob Huber
Ross, George, Signer from Pennsylvania
Cumberland Co., PA

1½ pp., in ink, on both sides of single sheet of paper, 31.5x18.5 cm (12½x7¼"). Ornately matted with double-sided plexiglass, along with a portrait & engraved metal descriptive plaque, wooden frame. Overall 57x66 cm (22½x26").

George Ross, Jr., (1730-1779) was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was also the uncle of the man who married Betsy Griscom in 1773, giving her her famous married name: Betsy Ross. The document refers to an unpaid debt of £28, that has now swelled to £56, plus attorney's fees.

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Document with old folds with browning along them, some chipping at top and bottom edges, about very good, handsomely framed.
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