SAMUEL HUNTINGTON Autograph Document Signed (DS) Declaration of Independence


SAMUEL HUNTINGTON Autograph Document Signed (DS) Declaration of Independence

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SAMUEL HUNTINGTON Autograph Document Signed (DS) Declaration of Independence :
$1250.00


This is an ORIGINAL Document Signed (DS) by SAMUEL HUNTINGTON, One of the Declaration of Independence Signers, Governor of Connecticut during the Revolutionary War.

SAMUEL HUNTINGTON

July16, 1731 – January 5, 1796

Served as a jurist, statesman, andPatriotin the American Revolutionfrom Connecticut. As a delegate totheContinentalCongress, he signed theDeclarationof Independenceand theArticles of Confederation. He also served as the President of the ContinentalCongress from 1779 to 1781, President of the United States in CongressAssembled in 1781, chief justice of the Connecticut Supreme Courtfrom1784 to 1785, and the18th Governor of Connecticut from 1786 until his death.

This RARE presentation is professionally framed by Michael's. The matting is of acid-free archival museum-quality materials to last many lifetimes. The molding has a nice antique-like patina. Provided is a 6" x 6" engraved metal plate detailing his accomplishments. There is a black & white illustration of him from a painting provided and the document signed by Samuel Huntington. The document signed (DS) 1 page partly manuscript and partly printed document signed by former Declaration Signer Samuel Huntington (1731-1796), then in the capacity as Governor of Connecticut, as "Saml Huntington Governor" near bottom right. Extensively docketed verso. Overall light toning, scattered edge chipping, and ink bleed-through along the left edge. Splits along fragile horizontal folds, else very good. 6.875" x 8.5". Pre-certified PSA/DNA. It measures 34" long x 14" wide.

The legal summons commanded Daniel Bissel of Lebanon, Connecticut to answer charges that he failed to pay twenty shillings to the "Estate of Hezekiah Williams late of Norwich deceased". The warrant also mentions two Norwich, Connecticut relatives of Samuel Huntington: Benjamin Huntington (his paternal uncle), then Justice of the Peace in New London County; and Joshua Huntington (unknown relationship), executor of the estate, and plaintiff.

Samuel Huntington was a Connecticut delegate at the Continental Congress and later served as that body's president between 1779-1781. A signer of BOTH the Declaration of Independence AND the Articles of Confederation, Huntington served as Governor of Connecticut between 1786-1796.

This comes with a Certificate of Authenticity from John Reznikoff of University Companies, a premier authenticator for both major 3rd party authentication services, PSA /DNA and JSA (James Spence Authentication) as well as numerous sale houses. Included also is a Certificate of Authenticity from Charles Bird, collector/dealer of historic memorabilia. You will not be disappointed with this presentation. Your complete satisfaction is guaranteed or you will receive a full refund of your purchase price (less S&H).


SAMUEL HUNTINGTON Autograph Document Signed (DS) Declaration of Independence :
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