Revolutionary War Massachusetts Patriot Jabez Fisher 1796 Signed Court Document


Revolutionary War Massachusetts Patriot Jabez Fisher 1796 Signed Court Document

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Revolutionary War Massachusetts Patriot Jabez Fisher 1796 Signed Court Document:
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Arare original printed and manuscript completed document from the court of JABEZ FISHER, Massachusetts Justice of the Peace, dated May 4, 1796. This document is a warrant for the Sheriff of Norfolk County or the Constables of the Town of Roxbury to arrest Thomas Farrington for failure to pay a debt to Increase Thayer. Size 7 1/2" x 7 3/4", folds, handmade rag paper with watermark, constable's deposition on reverse, and Jabez Fisher's notes that the defendant has appeared with his attorney. Very good condition but Fisher's signature is shaky, probably from illness or age as he was almost 80 years old......JABEZ FISHER [1717-1806] was a Massachusetts patriot during the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the Council of 28 that directed the affairs of the State in the early years of the war. Other members of the Council included John Adams, Samuel Adams, Robert Treat Paine and John Hancock. He also served in the Provincial Congress and in 1788 was a member of the State Constitutional Convention. In 1778 he led the successful effort tohave part of the Town of Wrentham renamed "FRANKLIN" in honor of the great patriot leader who had recently negotiated the entry of France into the revolution as an American ally. This document came in a small archive of papers from the estate of Jabez Fisher......Guaranteed original..... A niceMassachusetts early legal document signed byan historic state figure....$4.00 shipping............

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