7 December 2015
FRANKLIN, Benjamin. Document signed (“B. Franklin”), as president of the Supreme Council of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 14 March 1788. 1 page, folio (13 ¾ x 14 5/8in.), on vellum, creased and some cockling obscuring a few words. Remnant of paper seal. Boldly signed by Franklin on left edge.
FRANKLIN AND POE (ADAM). Franklin approves a land grant for Adam Poe, for a tract of land, to be named Poeville, in Washington County.
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