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FREE ESTIMATE. To buy, auction, sell or consign your John Jay autograph that is for sale, please email your description and photos to Nate@NateDSanders.com of Nate D. Sanders Auctions (http://www.NateDSanders.com).

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John Jay was one of the founding fathers of the United States as well as the first Chief Justice of the United States, leader of the Federalist party and second governor of New York. He also authored some of the Federalist Papers along with Alexander Hamilton and James Madison. As a patriot he supported independence from England and was one of the signers of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the American Revolutionary War and established parameters between North America and Great Britain.

We at Nate D. Sanders Auctions sold a John Jay autograph document for $977. Please see item details below:

John Jay Militia Appointment Signed as Governor of New York

New York Governor John Jay militia appointment signed. Partly-printed document datelined Albany, New York, 22 March 1797 appoints Gilbert Van Alen “Ensign of a Company…in the County of Columbia.” According to docketing on the verso (undated though contemporary with the document), Van Alen was killed after he was “dragged” by “Two fine young colts.” Document bears an intricate paper seal at upper left with Jay’s signature directly below. Measures 15″ x 9.25″. Moderate toning and foxing, and shadowing to signature. Very good condition. Sold for $977.

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John Jay Signed Militia Appointment. Click to enlarge.

We also sold the following John Jay autograph documents:

Founding Father John Jay Document Signed From 1757

John Jay document signed. Dated 10 May 1757, Jay orders the comptroller, Samuel Jones, to ”give your warrant on the Treasurer for the amount of the above amount…for…Expenses of government.” Single-page document measures 8” x 2.25”. Mounted to a backing sheet to an overall size of 8.75” x 2.75”, clipped from a larger document. Near fine. Sold for $938.

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Founding Father John Jay Document Signed From 1757. Click to enlarge.

Interesting John Jay Autograph Letter Signed Shortly After Resigning as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court

John Jay autograph letter signed, datelined New York, 20 September 1795. Only weeks after resigning as the first chief justice of the U.S. Supreme Court to become New York’s governor, John Jay notifies ”Mrs. Wentworth” that enclosed is ”a copy of the Inventory” (not included here) and promises to send the colonel’s ”account…the moment he [Dr. Post] sends it to me.” Single page document has some expected foxing, uneven margins and a tear to the lower right, not affecting text. Overall in very good condition, measuring 9.25” x 4.5”. Sold for $832.

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Interesting John Jay Autograph Letter Signed Shortly After Resigning as Chief Justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. Click to enlarge.

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