Physician and signer of the Declaration of Independence from New Hampshire (1729–1795) who served as that state's governor from 1790 to 1794. Third-person ADS, signed within the text, "Josiah Bartlett," one page, 7.25 x 1.5, January 31, 1786. Payment receipt, which reads: "Rec'd of Josiah Bartlett five Dollars in part towards my work with him this winter. Rec'd by me." Signed at the conclusion by Daniel Tilton, a New Hampshire and one of the three first judges of the Mississippi Territory Supreme Court, who was also the deliverer of the first Territorial Seal of Mississippi. In fine condition.