Very desirable ADS from John Hancock, one page, 7.75 x 4.25, January 20, 1774. Written from Boston, a promissory note issued to bankers Hayley and Hopkins of London, in part: "At Thirty Days Sight of this my third Bill / First & Second of same…Date unpaid / please to pay to Mess's Samuel Abbott & Co. or order Two hundred pounds Ster'g Value Rec'd, & Charge to my Acco't with or without further advice." Signed prominently at the conclusion in bold ink by Hancock. In fine condition. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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