Physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire (1729-1795) who served as that state's governor from 1790 to 1794. ADS, one page, 7.25 x 3.5, February 20, 1772. Handwritten financial receipt, in part: "Received the 20th Day of February 1772 of Sargent Ralph Blasdel by Mr. Jeremy Carrier forty seven shillings and three pence." Reverse bears an "Autograph Collection of Dr. Max Thorek, Chicago" stamp. In very good to fine condition, with overall creasing, stains along the bottom edge, and a tear to the bottom center repaired with old tape on the reverse. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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