HANCOCK, JOHN, Signer (Massachusetts). Document signed in full as Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, countersigned by John Avery, n.p., 18 February 1791. One page, folio, integral blank, large papered seal of Massachusetts at top left, silk ribbon tie present, torn at horizontal fold affecting one or two words in text. An appointment of Samuel Barrett and Edward Gray to the posts of Justices of the Peace for Suffolk County, "duly constituted and sworn." With a fine Hancock signature.