1 page, with autograph address leaf, closed tear on address leaf. A short business letter: "I have executed the acknowledgment sent in your note of yesterday & return the same herewith. I shall always be ready to do what more may be requisite to carry this agreement into full effect..." -- SHERMAN, Roger (1721-1793), Connecticut. Autograph note signed ("Roger Sherman"), to John Lawrence, New Haven 16 December 1786. 1 page, oblong (3 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.). Authorizing payment of £10 to John Sherman. -- MORRIS, Lewis (1726-1798), New York. Autograph note signed ("Lewis Morris") to W. Payne, Morrisania, 21 May 1791. 1 page, oblong (2¾ x 7 5/8 in.), age-toned, inlaid, signatures of Payne and James Morris on verso. Instructing Payne to "call on James Morris, No. 31, and he will pay him the money due." -- CARROLL, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), Maryland. Manuscript document signed ("Ch. Carroll of Carrollton"), Baltimore, 21 November 1829. 1 page, oblong (3 15/16 x 8 in.), tipped to another sheet, repairs on verso. A promissory note for $416.66 to be paid by February 1830. -- CARROLL. Document signed ("Charles Carroll Jr."), 21 March 1758. 1 page, oblong (2¼ x 7¼ in.), treces of mount on back. A promissory note, promising to "be accountable to Mr. William Roberts of Annapolis for nine lottery tickets received...". -- HOWARD, John Eager (1752-1827), Continental officer, Governor of Maryland. Autograph note signed ("John E. Howard") to Mr. Cohen, 17 February 1824. 1 page, oblong (3¼ x 7¼ in.). A request "to send a ticket for the Birth night Ball, to Mr. Simpson of Bedford..." Together 6 items. (6) " /> [DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, SIGNERS]. A GROUP OF 5 SIGNERS AND 1 CONTINENTAL ARMY GENERAL. MORRIS, Robert (1734-1806), <I>Pennsylvania</I>. Autograph letter signed ("Robt. Morris") to Edward Burd, 19 August 1797. <I>1 page, with autograph address leaf, closed tear on address leaf</I>. A short business letter: "I have executed the acknowledgment sent in your note of yesterday & return the same herewith. I shall always be ready to do what more may be requisite to carry this agreement into full effect..." -- SHERMAN, Roger (1721-1793), <I>Connecticut</I>. Autograph note signed ("Roger Sherman"), to John Lawrence, New Haven 16 December 1786. <I>1 page, oblong (3 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.)</I>. Authorizing payment of £10 to John Sherman. -- MORRIS, Lewis (1726-1798), <I>New York</I>. Autograph note signed ("Lewis Morris") to W. Payne, Morrisania, 21 May 1791. <I>1 page, oblong (2¾ x 7 5/8 in.), age-toned, inlaid</I>, signatures of Payne and James Morris on verso. Instructing Payne to "call on James Morris, No. 31, and he will pay him the money due." -- CARROLL, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), <I>Maryland</I>. Manuscript document signed ("Ch. Carroll of Carrollton"), Baltimore, 21 November 1829. <I>1 page, oblong (3 15/16 x 8 in.), tipped to another sheet, repairs on verso</I>. A promissory note for $416.66 to be paid by February 1830. -- CARROLL. Document signed ("Charles Carroll Jr."), 21 March 1758. <I>1 page, oblong (2¼ x 7¼ in.), treces of mount on back</I>. A promissory note, promising to "be accountable to Mr. William Roberts of Annapolis for nine lottery tickets received...". -- HOWARD, John Eager (1752-1827), <I>Continental officer, Governor of Maryland</I>. Autograph note signed ("John E. Howard") to Mr. Cohen, 17 February 1824. <I>1 page, oblong (3¼ x 7¼ in.)</I>. A request "to send a ticket for the Birth night Ball, to Mr. Simpson of Bedford..." <I>Together 6 items</I>. (6) | Christie's
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    [DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, SIGNERS]. A GROUP OF 5 SIGNERS AND 1 CONTINENTAL ARMY GENERAL. MORRIS, Robert (1734-1806), Pennsylvania. Autograph letter signed ("Robt. Morris") to Edward Burd, 19 August 1797. 1 page, with autograph address leaf, closed tear on address leaf. A short business letter: "I have executed the acknowledgment sent in your note of yesterday & return the same herewith. I shall always be ready to do what more may be requisite to carry this agreement into full effect..." -- SHERMAN, Roger (1721-1793), Connecticut. Autograph note signed ("Roger Sherman"), to John Lawrence, New Haven 16 December 1786. 1 page, oblong (3 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.). Authorizing payment of £10 to John Sherman. -- MORRIS, Lewis (1726-1798), New York. Autograph note signed ("Lewis Morris") to W. Payne, Morrisania, 21 May 1791. 1 page, oblong (2¾ x 7 5/8 in.), age-toned, inlaid, signatures of Payne and James Morris on verso. Instructing Payne to "call on James Morris, No. 31, and he will pay him the money due." -- CARROLL, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), Maryland. Manuscript document signed ("Ch. Carroll of Carrollton"), Baltimore, 21 November 1829. 1 page, oblong (3 15/16 x 8 in.), tipped to another sheet, repairs on verso. A promissory note for $416.66 to be paid by February 1830. -- CARROLL. Document signed ("Charles Carroll Jr."), 21 March 1758. 1 page, oblong (2¼ x 7¼ in.), treces of mount on back. A promissory note, promising to "be accountable to Mr. William Roberts of Annapolis for nine lottery tickets received...". -- HOWARD, John Eager (1752-1827), Continental officer, Governor of Maryland. Autograph note signed ("John E. Howard") to Mr. Cohen, 17 February 1824. 1 page, oblong (3¼ x 7¼ in.). A request "to send a ticket for the Birth night Ball, to Mr. Simpson of Bedford..." Together 6 items. (6)

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    [DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE, SIGNERS]. A GROUP OF 5 SIGNERS AND 1 CONTINENTAL ARMY GENERAL. MORRIS, Robert (1734-1806), Pennsylvania. Autograph letter signed ("Robt. Morris") to Edward Burd, 19 August 1797. 1 page, with autograph address leaf, closed tear on address leaf. A short business letter: "I have executed the acknowledgment sent in your note of yesterday & return the same herewith. I shall always be ready to do what more may be requisite to carry this agreement into full effect..." -- SHERMAN, Roger (1721-1793), Connecticut. Autograph note signed ("Roger Sherman"), to John Lawrence, New Haven 16 December 1786. 1 page, oblong (3 7/8 x 8 1/16 in.). Authorizing payment of £10 to John Sherman. -- MORRIS, Lewis (1726-1798), New York. Autograph note signed ("Lewis Morris") to W. Payne, Morrisania, 21 May 1791. 1 page, oblong (2¾ x 7 5/8 in.), age-toned, inlaid, signatures of Payne and James Morris on verso. Instructing Payne to "call on James Morris, No. 31, and he will pay him the money due." -- CARROLL, Charles of Carrollton (1737-1832), Maryland. Manuscript document signed ("Ch. Carroll of Carrollton"), Baltimore, 21 November 1829. 1 page, oblong (3 15/16 x 8 in.), tipped to another sheet, repairs on verso. A promissory note for $416.66 to be paid by February 1830. -- CARROLL. Document signed ("Charles Carroll Jr."), 21 March 1758. 1 page, oblong (2¼ x 7¼ in.), treces of mount on back. A promissory note, promising to "be accountable to Mr. William Roberts of Annapolis for nine lottery tickets received...". -- HOWARD, John Eager (1752-1827), Continental officer, Governor of Maryland. Autograph note signed ("John E. Howard") to Mr. Cohen, 17 February 1824. 1 page, oblong (3¼ x 7¼ in.). A request "to send a ticket for the Birth night Ball, to Mr. Simpson of Bedford..." Together 6 items. (6)


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