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JOSEPH-IGNACE GUILLOTIN(1738 - 1814) French physician and politician, a defender of capital punishment who proposed the use of the beheading machine later named after him and put to extensive use during the French Revolution. Bold signature "Guillotin" on a 7 1/2" x 2 1/2" section cut from a larger document, with two other unidentified signatures.
Estimate $ 600-800

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