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Hancock, John (1737-1793)

Auction:
2256
Lot:
89
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$2,585$2,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 2256
Location:
Boston
Date / Time :
November 21, 2004 11:00AM

Description:

Hancock, John (1737-1793), Signed document, September 4th, 1781, as Governor of Massachusetts, military commission for John Pearson as "Captain of a Company of militia raised (to) join the Army of the United States under the command of his excellency General Washington," countersigned by John Avery, with intact seal, folio, (heavily wrinkled).
Estimate $1,500-2,500

Keywords

John Avery, John Pearson, Massachusetts, United States, Army, Commission, George Washington, Military, Militia, Pearson

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