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Declaration Of Independence Signer William Williams Autograph Document Signed For Sale

Declaration Of Independence Signer William Williams Autograph Document Signed

- DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE Signer WILLIAM WILLIAMS -- 1769 New London, CONNECTICUT Autograph Document Signed ADS -- The Colony of Connecticut / “To ye Expense in erecting a FLAGSTAFF” -

ATTRACTIVE, one-page autograph document signed (ADS) by WILLIAM WILLIAMS, SIGNER of the Declaration of Independence from CONNECTICUT. The heading along the top of the document reads, “The Colony of Connecticut – To Titus Hurlbut Dr”.

The upper half of the document is dated October 1769, listing the expenses incurred in “erecting a Flagstaff” as well as payments due to two different individuals. This portion of the document is written in the hand of Titus Hurlbut who has also SIGNED the document (at New London on October 18th) as follows – “Errors except’d (excepted) p’r (per) Titus Hurlbut”.

The lower half of the document is SIGNED by William Williams (as Clerk), who has added a short, autograph note in his own hand approving the costs outlined by Hurlbut – this reads as follows – “In ye lower House / This acct (account) is allowed and ye Treas’r (Treasurer) of ye Colony is ordered to pay ye same accordingly / W. Williams Cler (Clerk)”.

WILLIAM WILLIAMS (1731 - 1811) graduated from Harvard in 1751 and served with the Connecticut militia during the last French and Indian War. He was a member, clerk, and speaker of the lower house of the Connecticut legislature from 1755-76. During the Revolutionary War, Williams was elected to the Continental Congress (in 1776) and was a SIGNER of the Declaration of Independence (from Connecticut). Thereafter he served on the committee to frame the Articles of Confederation. In 1777, he was appointed to the Board of War. Following the American Revolution, Williams attended the Hartford convention where Connecticut ratified the Federal Constitution. Williams spent his remaining years as a County Court judge. CONDITION: document measures about 7 5/8 x 7 ¾ inches in size and is in EXCELLENT overall condition with dark writing and a bold signature. There are some folds but NO rips or tears. This is a nice, clean and pleasing example of a document signed by one of our country’s founding fathers, a signer of the Declaration of Independence” (see scans). The signature / autograph of William Williams is guaranteed authentic. Winning buyer to pay $10 for shipping, postage & INSURANCE. Please email your questions.


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