FRANCIS SCOTT KEY, author of the "STAR-SPANGLED BANNER"- written/signed document




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FRANCIS SCOTT KEY, author of the "STAR-SPANGLED BANNER"- written/signed document:
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FRANCIS SCOTT KEY (1779 – 1843) was an American lawyer, author, and amateur poet, from Georgetown, who wrote the lyrics to the United States' national anthem, "The Star-Spangled Banner". Francis Scott Key was born to Ann Phoebe Penn Dagworthy (Charlton) and Captain John Ross Key at the family plantation Terra Rubra in what was Frederick County, Maryland (now Carroll County, Maryland). His father John Ross Key was a lawyer, a judge, and an officer in the Continental Army. His great-grandparents were Philip Key and Susanna Barton Gardiner, both of whom were born in London and immigrated to Maryland in 1726. He studied law at St. John's College, Annapolis, Maryland and also learned under his uncle Philip Barton Key. A handwritten and signed document, Key vs. Whitmore, by Key, "The cause of action in this case ariseth from the Defendants using and occupying the plantation of the Plaintiff and agreeing by writing under hand and seal that he was indebted to the Plaintiff in the Sum of twenty pounds therefor -" "FS Key for the Pltff" Beautifully framed with scene of Key standing on a ship observing the "bombs bursting in air." Certificate of Authenticity(HCS) and satisfaction guaranteed by Heritage Collectors' Society, Inc. Shipping $35.00 for US addresses. Visa/Mastercard accepted. Questions? Call us at 215-345-7955 or toll-free at 1-800-560-2545. Learn more about us here

FRANCIS SCOTT KEY, author of the "STAR-SPANGLED BANNER"- written/signed document:
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