1788 James Duane Manuscript Document Signed as Mayor of New York

1788 James Duane Manuscript Document Signed as Mayor of New York
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Price: $395.00

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Description: James Duane (1733-1797), one of the delegates to the 1774 Continental Congress and the 44th Mayor of New York City, boldly signed this 1788 manuscript document concerning payment to a coroner “for inquests taken on dead bodies”.
 
Duane was a Revolutionary leader from New York whose illustrious political career also included serving as a state senator and a U.S. District Judge. Duane was a signatory of the Continental Association and the Articles of Confederation as well.
 
Measures: 4 ¼” x 7 7/8”. Item #A00870.
 
Condition: Toning, fold line, some light offsetting of ink from being folded, otherwise in very good condition.