Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware (1733-1798). Ink signature, "says Geo. Read,” in the margin of an off-white 4.75 x 2.75 slip clipped from the title page of a book, "The Practice of the Spiritual or Ecclesiastical." An annotation in another hand reads "Richard Bassett's Book (not so)," and Read's name is also struck through below. In fine condition, with light edge toning. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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