Rare 1763 Signed Legal Opinion By Attorney General & Chief Justice Benjamin Chew For Sale
RARE 1763 SIGNED Legal Opinion Writtenby Attorney General & Chief Justice Benjamin Chew. Here is your chance to own an ExtremelyRare SIGNED Historical Document of Colonial American History. Legal opinion written and signed by Benjamin Chew, Attorney General and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of the Province of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, June 4, 1763. [Opinion rendered in the matter of the division of a tract of land in Manchester Township, York County]. CONDITION: Losses to bottom edge, not affecting text; separated at horizontal fold, with associated small areas of paper loss impacting two words; Signature itself is crisp, bright and bold. Benjamin Chew was a close personal friend of George Washington (who treated Chew's children as his own), John Adams and Thomas Jefferson (All 3 would become the First 3 Presidents of the United States). Chewprovided his knowledge of Law to Thomas Jefferson and the Founding Fathers during the creation of the United States Constitution and the Bill of Rights. Benjamin Chew was also an Early High RankingFreemason. Extensive information on Benjamin Chew can be found through a quick search (wikipedia).
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