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RARE 1790 BROADSIDE, WITH PRINTED SIGNATURE OF JOHN HANCOCK

HANCOCK, John. Resolved, that the Commonwealth be divided into eight districts. Boston: 1790.

Original printed broadside, signed in type by John Hancock, then Governor of Massachusetts, the 1790 resolution dividing the state into eight districts for electing representatives to the first United States Congress. $3000.

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RARE 1790 MASSACHUSETTS BROADSIDE, ANNOUNCING
THE FIRST DIVISION OF CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICTS

MASSACHUSETTS. Resolved, that the Commonwealth be divided into eight districts. Boston, 1790.

Massachusetts congressional broadside announcing the division of the state into eight districts, “for the purpose of electing eight persons to represent the people thereof in Congress of the United States.” Docketed on the verso by the “Selectmen of Waltham.” $3000.

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