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RR Auctions John Hancock Pre-Revolutionary War Bills of Lading

04 Apr

RR Auctions  John Hancock

RR Auctions  John Hancock

Two partly-printed documents, each 9.5 x 4.5, both being bills of lading: one filled out by Hancock and signed in the body, “John Hancock,” November 20, 1771, for the ship called Hayley, “bound for London,” with “Six hundred & forty nine Casks of Oil…Four Hundred Sixty One barrells of Tar & ten thousand White oak bb Staves”; and one filled out by Hancock, with his last name appearing in the body, May 3, 1763, for the ship Unity, “bound for Annapolis Royall to say Four Hogsheads on Indian Corn.” Scattered toning, a few small edge chips and tears, and pencil notations to both, otherwise fine condition. Pre-certified PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

http://www.rrauction.com/bidtracker_detail.cfm?IN=211

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