John Hancock

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One's signature.

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  • Named after Americanmerchant and statesmanJohn Hancock, the first person to sign the United States Declaration of Independence. According to legend, he signed his name prominently to be sure George III could read it, causing his name to become an eponym for a signature. However, other examples show that Hancock always wrote his signature this way.
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Please put your John Hancock on the dotted line to close the deal.

Submitted on July 07, 2010

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