HistoryForSale Autographs
Join our email mailing list: 

Print Document Description  Print this page Questions about authenticity? Click Here


JOHN BAYARD. Manuscript DS: "John Bayard Speaker", 1p, 7¾x4¼, affixed to 8x4½ sheet. Philadelphia, 1778 December 5. To David Rittenhouse, Esq., State Treasurer. In full: "Pay to William Hurry (sic) the sum of Ten Pounds - being for paper & his attendance Twelve Days on the Committee of Accounts last Sept." Receipt acknowledged "William Hurrie" at lower right. John Bayard (1738-1807), a prominent Philadelphia merchant, served in the state's General Assembly (1776-1779, 1784), serving several terms as Speaker. He also served in the Continental Congress from 1785-1786 and was Mayor of New Brunswick, New Jersey in 1790. Fragile. Upper ¼-inch has separated and been neatly reattached with transparent tape. Toned. Folds, vertical fold touches the "B" in Bayard. Shaded left vertical fold.

For more documents by these signers click the names below:


This website image contains our company watermark. The actual document does not contain this watermark.
Our Signer Sales Event is Here!!!
Try our Make-An-Offer Feature!
  Add to your purchase our informative and authoritative Handbook of Historical Documents for only $19.95 (normally $39.95). This 253 page hardcover volume makes a great gift for anyone interested in the autograph and manuscript collecting field! Click Here for more information.
Act Now as this Promotion Ends 7/31/2018
* Limit one discount per document.
  $625.00 (USD)
Limited-Time-Only Price:   $500.00 (USD)
Price shown is the final price for this document.
Other discounts are not applied to this document

Click here to pop open a floating
Shopper's Currency Converter window.

Make Best Offer on this document

All documents are being offered on a first-come first-serve basis and are sold unframed unless otherwise specified.

This website requires that cookies be enabled in your browser.

Whether looking for corporate, birthday or luxury gifts, nothing makes a more perfect and unique gift than an autographed item for someone special! Imagine the thrill of receiving an autographed item from one's hero or signed on the anniversary of one's birthday. Click here for our Gift Locator Tool.

Born: Circa 1738
Died: Circa 1807

<< Previous Page


[ Home ] [ Shopping Cart ] [ Autograph Definitions ] [ Privacy & Security ] [ Terms & Conditions ] [ Contact us ]
Copyright © 2000-2018 Gallery of History Direct. All Rights Reserved.