Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Pennsylvania (1742-1798), and one of only six men who signed both the Declaration and the US Constitution. Manuscript DS, signed “James Wilson,” one page, 7.5 x 6.75, March 9, 1796. Legal document, in part: "Joseph Sharpless & Jesse Sharpless…v. James Wilson: It is agreed that the above suit be entered on the Records of the supreme Court to March term next." In fine condition, with a couple of extra horizontal folds. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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