John Adams Files a Legal Complaint against a Boston Bookbinder, April 5, 1774

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John Adams Files a Legal Complaint against a Boston Bookbinder, April 5, 1774

6,750.00

This offer represents a unique opportunity for the Law Library to acquire a document from the legal practice of one of the most important figures in American history, which would complement the Law Library’s small but interesting collection of handwritten documents produced by noteworthy Americans in the course of their legal careers. The item is a partially printed form (Boston imprint), completed in manuscript and endorsed by John Adams. It contains a complaint against a Boston bookbinder dated to April 5, 1774. Housed in a half morocco and cloth clamshell case, cloth chemise. Part of the charm of this item is its mutual association with one of the most illustrious men of the founding generation and the bibliographic history.

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