Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Massachusetts (1744-1814) who later served as vice president under James Madison. His name entered the language as a result of his support of politically advantageous redistricting, which became known as 'gerrymandering.' Partly-printed DS, signed “E. Gerry,” one page, 6 x 2.25, April 19, 1814. Office of Pay and Deposit of the Bank of Columbia pay order for the payment of $376 to himself. Affixed to a slightly larger sheet and in very good to fine condition, with scattered staining. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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