Landowner and developer from New York who signed the Declaration of Independence and served as a delegate to the Continental Congress (1726-1798). ALS signed “Lewis Morris Ju'r,” one page, 6.25 x 8.25, November 24, 1756. Letter to William Cosce, in part: "Yesterday I received yours But my Lord Lowe not being as yet come to this Place can't certainly tell you the time when I shall be able to pay the money but he is every Day expected and then shall advise you, and I cannot say but it will be as…to me to pay you in bills as cash which…you know when his Lordship arrives here." In fine condition, with a professional repair to paper loss at the right edge which affects several words of text. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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