Declaration Signer Abraham Clark Signs a Bill Re: "The Line between New Jersey and New York"
ADS signed "Abra: Clark Jun'r Clerk," one page, 4 x 6, February 22, 1764. The docketing panel of a bill passed in the Provincial Assembly, identified as "An Act for Subjecting the Estate of the General Proprietors of the Eastern Division of this Colony, to the Indemnification of this Province, from any expences in running the Line between New Jersey and New York." Clark writes: "House of Assembly, February 22, 1764, This Bill having been three times read in the House of Representatives, is passed." The opposite side bears a section of the manuscript text of the act. In fine condition, with trimmed edges and a small tear to the top edge. Accompanied by a full letter of authenticity from JSA. In 1776, Clark was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
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