Legendary founding father JOHN HANCOCK superb handwritten signed letter to his wife Dorothy Hancock sent from Boston dated July 21st 1791. Written by Hancock while serving out his second and final term as Massachusetts Governor, this is one of the very few letters handwritten by Hancock and adorned with a handsome full signature from the famous American Patriot. One of only three letters to his wife ever having been auctioned off, the last of which appeared in 1997.
CERTIFIED AUTHENTIC BY JAMES SPENCE (JSA) Authentication Services EXPERT EXAMINATION. Sale includes original JSA Letter of Authenticity. UNCONDITIONALLY GUARANTEED GENUINE - simply one of the finest JOHN HANCOCK documents available on the market. A high quality investment piece.
"I request you to accept of the inclosed, as a small Token of my Love and Affection for you, & I desire you to have it made up immediately. I am your faithful husband, John Hancock. Boston July 21st 1791."
Custom framed and archivally matted in the SIGNATURIST-INK Gallery style to handsome 14"x16" gold-colored wood frame. Exquisite PH-neutral mat with gold fillet and descriptive plaque. Framed with acid-free backer all together under 98% UV-BLOCKING non-glare acrylic pane. The highest quality materials to insure your document never fades or becomes discolored.
Autograph and handwriting still remain very bold and legible for nearly 230 years of age. Letter has some irregular edges hidden behind mat, letter has also been affixed to a larger album page, some tearing and wrinkling throughout.
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Own a remarkable, original piece of American history! A once in a lifetime opportunity to own one of the only Hancock letters ever made available for sale, made even rarer by the content. A must have addition to any collection.
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