11-18-2007 11-18-2007
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2386 Boston
November 18, 2007 11:00AMCalender
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(Revolutionary War, Massachusetts)

$1,116$950
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2386 Location: Boston Date / Time: November 18, 2007 11:00AM

Description:

(Revolutionary War, Massachusetts), Militia appointment, one page, dated 27 September, 1777, appointing Asa Fairbanks a Captain of the South Company in the town of Wrentham in the fourth Regiment of militia, signed by John Avery and a group of Revolutionary War notables including Artemis Ward, Benjamin Greenleaf, Moses Gill, Henry Gardner and others, oblong folio, (folds, spotting).

Note: Per Massachusetts Soldiers and Sailors in the War of the Revolution, Asa Fairbanks of Wrentham, Massachusetts, was a member of a company that marched on the alarm of April 19, 1775.
Estimate $600-800

Keywords

War, Massachusetts, Wrentham, Asa Fairbanks, Benjamin Greenleaf, South Company, Henry Gardner, John Avery, Artemis Ward, Moses Gill, Revolution Asa