Hancock, John (1737-1793)

1 folder

This collection is stored at Firestone Library.

Requests will be delivered to Manuscripts Division, RBSC Reading Room .

Collection Creator: De Coppet, Andre, 1892-1953..

Dates: 1765 April 5-1784 February 20.

Extent: 1 folder

Languages: English.

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research use. Researchers may be required to use surrogates of collection items stored in special vault facilities.


Hancock was an American politician best known for being the first to sign the United States Declaration of Independence. He served as President of the Second Continental Congress and of the Congress of the Confederation, as well as the first Governor of Massachusetts.

Preferred Citation

Hancock, John (1737-1793); 1765 April 5-1784 February 20; Andre De Coppet Collection, Manuscripts Division, Department of Rare Books and Special Collections, Princeton University Library.

    Title Date Container
    Letters 1765 April 5-1776 March 15 Explore Multiple Containers
    Documents 1781 March-1784 February 20 Explore Multiple Containers