2022-07 Raynors HCA Auction
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SIR FRANCIS BERNARD (1712-1779). British Colonial Administrator who served as Governor of New Jersey and Massachusetts-Bay. February 20, 1766-Dated Partly-Printed Document Signed “Fra Bernard” as Governor, 1 page, measuring 8” x 6.5”, on crisp fine laid period paper, Massachusetts-Bay, Choice Very Fine. In this intriguing original Document, Governor Francis Bernard Signs an order to pay Samuel Jordan, Solomon Lombard and Captain Reuben Fogg to distribute 100 pounds to the sufferers of the late fire of Scarborough, Maine. Signed by Bernard at lower right and cosigned at lower left by John Cotton as Deputy Secretary. Normal folds, with one small edge split at upper right and a small bit of paper loss at top center. This Document is equally valuable for its wonderful content and clear signature. The fire in Scarborough, Maine must have been destructive to warrant expenditures of 100 Pounds.
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1766 Colonial Governor SIR FRANCIS BERNARD OKs Expenses for Sufferers of a Fire

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Estimate: $600 - $800
Auction closed on Saturday, July 16, 2022.
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