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George Washington Signature and lock of hair

02 Nov

Exquisite ink signature as president, “Go: Washington,” on an off-white 4.5 x 4.5 vellum slip clipped from a document, also signed by Secretary of State Timothy Pickering and dated 1796. Also includes five strands of Washington’s hair in a clear envelope affixed to a certificate of authenticity from Charles Hamilton. In fine condition, with a vertical fold passing through a single letter of Washington’s signature. Additional accompaniments are a 1776 Connecticut six-pence banknote, and a manuscript pay order document for Nathaniel Brown, a soldier in the Connecticut line of the Continental Army, dated 1781. Pre-certified John Reznikoff/PSA/DNA and RR Auction COA.

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