Lot 28 of 218:
Robert Treat Paine Signer from Massachusetts  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyer's Premium):$390
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
Document relating to a legal judgement in favor of Robert Treat Paine, awarding him £600 for being defrauded in payment of rent, apparently, signed by Paine on the back of the document
Author:
Paine, Robert Treat, Signer from Massachusetts
Place:
Bristol County, Mass.
Publisher:
Date:
Feb. 11, 1771
Description:

Partially printed document filled out in ink. 18.5x39 cm (7¼x15¼"), ornately matted and framed under plexiglass along with a portrait and an engraved plaque. Overall 42x80 cm (16½x31½").

Robert Treat Paine (1731-1814) was a Massachusetts lawyer and politician, a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts. He served as the state's first attorney general, and as an associate justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, the state's highest court. Signed "Paine" on the back of the document.

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Condition:
Document with old folds, a few age spots; frame with some rubbing; very good.
 
Item number:
244226
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