Signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Jersey (1723-1794), who went on to sign the Articles of Confederation. Extremely scarce ink signature, "J. Witherspoon, 1781,” on an off-white 2.75 x 2 slip. In fine condition. In his 1995 reference History Comes to Life, Kenneth Rendell places Witherspoon's autograph material into the 'very rare' category among the signers of the Declaration. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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