|Documents - Historical|
|Realisation Price||525.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Collectibles Auction - 27/07/2019 / Manuscripts / Lot 24
Clymer, George -- Signer From Pennsylvania (1739-1813) Signer of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution from Pennsylvania. Beautiful oversize vellum manuscript document signed "Geo Clymer" twice, 16¾ x 29½", Philadelphia, April 23, 1800. An indenture between George Clymer and his wife Elizabeth and Anthony Morris selling land bounded by the Delaware River and Front Street that Clymer's grandfather, George Fitzwater, had left him in his will, dated Oct. 3, 1748. The Clymers received "fourteen thousand dollars lawful silver money" from Morris. Both George and Elizabeth Clymer signed at lower right by their red wax seals. George Clymer signed again at bottom center that he received the money from Morris. An Associate Judge of the Court of Common Pleas, Reynold Keck, signed by his red wax seal and James Tucker and Henry Tucker signed as witnesses. Scallopped top edge, some yellowing to vellum. Displayed on foam board.