MORRIS, Gouverneur (1752-1816), signer of the Constitution and the Articles of the Confederation. Autograph letter signed ("Gouv Morris"), addressed in his hand, to Peter Steven Duponceau, French-American lawyer. Morrisiana, 20 June 1805.
1 1/2 pp., 4to, bifolium, original wax seal, docketed and addressed on integral leaf. Legal letter regarding a deed of trust which he sought and which he had heard was held by Mr. Cox. Mr. Cox had written to him that he passed his trusteeship to Duponceau and Abraham Kintzing, as he was unable to cooperate because of his distant residence.
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