2024-01 Raynors Americana Auction
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SIR FRANCIS BERNARD (1712-1779). British Royal American Colonial Governor of New Jersey and Massachusetts-Bay during the French and Indian War who felt it his Royal duty to the King to fully enforce the hated Stamp Act and other laws the American colonists found objectionable. July 24th, 1765-Dated French and Indian War Era, Partially-Printed Document Signed, "Fra.(ncis) Bernard," as Colonial Royal Governor, Very Fine. This being a Massachusetts-Bay Pension Warrant sent to "Mr. Treasurer Gray," to pay Abijah Frost his pension through April 16th, 1765. Also Signed by "Jno. Cotton, Secretary". Endorsed on the blank reverse as for payment received. Boldly printed on laid period paper measuring about 6.5" wide x 8" tall, 1" top edge and other reinforced clear tape fold splits on the blank reverse. Signed as Provincial Governor by "Fra Bernard" in rich brown ink measuring just over 2" long at bottom right. Abijah Frost (1729-1790) the pension recipient mentioned, was born in Groton, Middlesex County, Massachusetts.
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1765 SIR FRANCIS BERNARD, NJ + MA Royal Governor, Signed Pension Payment Warrant

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Estimate: $750 - $1,000
Auction closed on Sunday, January 21, 2024.
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