This Revolutionary War patriot was a noted Massachusetts physician and statesman who served as Continental Congressman, a member of the state constitutional convention, many terms as state senator and from 1793-95 as U.S. representative. Item #44073
ADS (within text), 1p, 7 3/4" X 2¼", Danvers, MA, 24 June 1791. Very good. Faint age toning. "I have recd. of Dr. Holten, the Sum of two pounds 3/2d being the like Sum he recd. of the Treasurer of the Commonwealth, on my account, as a bounty on [ ? ]." Signed at the conclusion by Samuel Page (1753-1814), a Revolutionary War patriot and local ship owner and merchant who fought as a captain with the 8th Essex County Regiment in Battles of Bennington, Ticonderoga, Valley Forge, West Point, White Plains and Monmouth; he also served with Col. Topper's Regiment in the War of 1812.