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Item 7168 - George Read Autograph Document Signed Catalog 1008 (May 2020)

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Sold Price: $1,781.25 (includes buyer's premium)

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Delaware (1733-1798). Autograph document signed “Geo: Read, Att'y of Pltff,” one page, 8 x 5.75, February 1780. Letter to Gunning Bedford regarding a case between John Evans and Stephen Eynon, the executor of the deceased William Eynon, with Read adding a "Rule of Reference" below: "And now by consent of Parties all Matters in Variance between them are referred to James Anderson, Thomas Watson, and Andrew Fisher or any two of them who are to Audit the same and make report to the next Term Ex parte Rule on Six days Notice." Signed at the conclusion by George Read. Professionally inlaid into a slightly larger sheet. In very good to fine condition, with staining to the corners, and creasing and chipping to the upper right corner. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.

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