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Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Auction:
2218
Lot:
222
Sold for:
$2,703$2,300

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Auction:
Sale #2218 - 2218
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 02, 2003 11:00AM

Description:

Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document, September 10th, 1787, as Governor of Massachusetts, one page, a military commission for Caleb Garner as Captain in the Ninth Division of the militia of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, countersigned by John Avery, with seal intact, (some fold weakness and very minor loss); together with a framed portrait engraving.
Estimate $2,000-3,000

Keywords

John Avery, Massachusetts, Caleb Garner, Commonwealth Day, Ninth Division, Commission, Militia, United States