Lawyer and signer of the Constitution from Delaware (1732-1808) who also served as an officer during the Revolutionary War, governor of Delaware, and governor of Pennsylvania. ALS, one page, 6.25 x 7.25, December 27, 1790. Letter to Jacob Hicks, in part: "My letter by Dr. Moman is rec'd—& I am much concerned to hear, that my expenses are so great, as I apprehend, that I shall certainly be put to great inconvenience for cash—I have directed Rob't Lewis of Company to pay thee fifty dollars more." In very good to fine condition, with trimmed edges and light staining.
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