John Adams

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John Adams

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Auction Date:2017 Oct 11 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Partly-printed ADS signed within the body, one page, 6 x 3.75, July 24, 1764. Legal document accomplished in Adams's hand, in part: "I Thomas Vinton Jur of Braintree in the County of Suffolk, Blacksmith, constitute John Adams of Braintree aforesaid Esqr., my Attorney in all Causes moved and to be moved for me or against me…Witness my Hand and Seal this Twenty Fourth day of July Anno Domini 1764." Signed at the conclusion by Thomas Vinton, Jr., and countersigned by John Adams's brother, Peter Boylston Adams, as a witness. Across the top is a note in the hand of Adams's eldest son, Charles Francis Adams, initialed "C. F. A.," in full: "The filling up is all in the handwriting of J. A." Affixed at the top edge to a slightly larger cardstock sheet. In fine condition. An interesting and early pre-war document boasting the autographs of three Adams family members.