2022-01 Raynors HCA Auction
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ROSS Jr., George (1730-1779) was a signer of the Continental Association and the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Pennsylvania. He was also the uncle of the man who married Betsy Griscom in 1773, giving her famous married name, Betsy Ross. Document Signed "G. Ross" 1pp. folio, 1765, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, as attorney in a case between Richard Ellis and Adam Solomon, and reads in small part: '"...Adam Solomon of Lancaster County and Province of Pennsylvania a Negro that is free was summoned to answer Richard Ellis of a Plea that he rendered to him twenty-seven pounds lawful money of Pennsylvania which to him he owes & unjustly detains..." Fold separation reinforcements, else very good condition.
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Signer of the Declaration George Ross Signed Document Pertaining to a Free Negro in Pennsylvania

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Minimum Bid: $500.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $625.00
Estimate: $800 - $1,200
Auction closed on Saturday, January 29, 2022.
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