Hancock, John (1737-1793) Signed Document on Parchment. 8 November 1782.
One page, on parchment, in brown and red ink, signed as Massachusetts Governor, appointing Joshua Wetherle Captain Lieutenant of the artillery company commanded by Robert Davis, with old folds and rodent damage, very faded, mounted and framed, Hancock's signature legible, countersigned by Secretary of the Commonwealth, John Avery.
Joshua Wetherle operated a mint in Boston after the Revolution, producing the 1787 half-cent, and other copper coins.
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