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Very early Andrew Jackson signed document, dated November 8, 1788 and written before he was President while he was serving as a prosecuting attorney for North Carolina in Davidson County, in what would later become the state Tennessee. Document reads "The jurors for the state upon their oath present that Samuel Martin late of the county of Davidson yeoman…the year of our Lord one thousand seven hundred and eighty with force and arms at the County aforesaid on Gelding of a bay colour of one Elija Robertson then and there being found feloneously did steal take and lead away to the great damage of him the said Elijah contrary to the statute in that case made and provided an against the … and dignity of said state." Signed lower right "Andrew Jackson, att. for the state". Docketing en verso also written by and signed by Jackson. 6 1/4" H x 8 1/4" W. Provenance: Anne P. and Thomas A. Gray Library and MESDA Research Center. CONDITION: Toning to fold lines, minor toning to edges. Some areas of fading to ink.