AMERICA'S VERY FIRST ACT OF INDEPENDENCE! DATED 3 MAY, 1637 ORIGINAL , AUTHENTIC, ONE-OF-A-KIND MANUSCRIPT CALL FOR THE RETURN OF THE CHARTER OF NEW-ENGLAND! THIS IS THE ORIGINAL 1637 OFFICIAL HAND WRITTEN DOCUMENT! Original Manuscript in Ink Document Dated 3 May, 1637 From the House of Lords and or Commissioners of Foreign Plantations directing the Attorney General of England to call for the return of the Charter of New-England. Large Tall Folio size 4 page Folded document written on two parts of one unfolded side, measuring 15" Wide by 11 3/4" High on Period'Laid Paper' with a "Royal"?
Watermark consisting of a Crown and Cheveron? With the Initials "H G G" or "I I G G" underneath. Text reads as follows: 3 MAY 1637 THEIR LO. (Lords) TAKING INTO CONSIDERATION THE PATENT GRANTED TO THE GOVERNOR OF NEW ENGLAND DID THIS DAY ORDER THAT MR ATTORNEY GENERALL BE HEREBY PRAYED AND REQUIRED TO CALL IN FOR THE SAID PATENT AND PRESENT THE SAME TO THE BOARD OR THE'COMTEE' FOR FORREIGN PLANTATIONS. " On the verso it reads: " 3 MAY 1637 MR.ATTORNY TO CALL FOR THE CHARTER OF NEW=ENGLAND On three occasions between the summer of 1637 and the spring of 1639, authoritative information came to Massachusetts from the commissioners of foreign plantations in England that the magistrates and others had no legal right to govern the colony, that a judgment had passed against the charter and that it should be sent back to England. We ignored them 3 times, in 1637, 1638 and again in 1639 and did not return the Charter! This Foundational and Historic Document was the very First of the Three Calls for the Charter's return which makes it America's very first act of Independence! THIS ORIGINAL DOCUMENT IS THE VERY FIRST OF THE THREE OFFICIAL CALLS FOR THE RETURN OF THE CHARTER OF NEW ENGLAND , DATED 3 MAY 1637. THIS ONE-OF-A-KIND HISTORIC NATIONAL TREASURE BELONGS IN THE ROTUNDA OF THE U. CAPITOL NEXT TO THE DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE!! IMPORTANT NOTE: This Document has been examined and Authenticated by several top experts in America! GUARANTEED GENUINE AND AUTHENTIC FOR LIFE!! The item "1637 ANTIQUE MANUSCRIPT CHARTER OF NEW-ENGLAND Patriotic ALS Colonial Americana" is in sale since Sunday, November 14, 2010. This item is in the category "Antiques\Manuscripts". The seller is "the-word" and is located in Albuquerque, NM. This item can be shipped worldwide.