Signer of the US Constitution from New Jersey (1723-1790) who also served as governor of that state. ALS signed “Wil. Livingston,” one page, 6.25 x 8, August 29, 1763. Letter to Constitution signer Jared Ingersoll, "Attorney at Law in New Haven, Connecticut," in part: "I hope you will use every possible step for the recovery of the money…I am obliged to you for your kind Invitations. I assure you that a jaunt to New Haven would give me unspeakable pleasure but alas I can scarce redeem a day from business." Professionally inlaid into a slightly larger sheet. In fine condition, with light staining, and old tape repair to seal-related tears on the integral address leaf. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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