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Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military Appointment for Abiah Bliss Jr., (1768-1858) and an Archive of t

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3040B
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3
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$2,214$1,800

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3040B
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 12, 2017 11:00AM

Description:

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Document Signed, 11 September 1794, Military Appointment for Abiah Bliss Jr., (1768-1858) and an Archive of the Bliss Family, 18th-19th Century. The Adams document printed by letterpress with applied seal, on laid paper, signature below the seal, old folds, good, 15 3/4 x 12 1/2 in.; together with two similar documents signed by John Avery, Increase Sumner, and John Strong, dated 1797 and 1805 [with] an additional sixty-seven documents (approximately) dated from c. 1730-1830, mostly legal deeds, wills, and other legal documents related to the Bliss family of Rehoboth, Massachusetts.
Estimate $1,000-1,500


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John Avery, Abiah Bliss Jr., John Strong, Increase Sumner, Rehoboth, Adams, Adams political family, Law, Legal instrument, Massachusetts, Samuel Adams, Seal

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