05-31-2014 05-31-2014
Skinner Auctions
Skinner Auctions Boston MA
2730B Boston
May 31, 2014 11:00 AMCalender
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Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Signed Military Commission, 8 March 1796.

$1,353$1,100
Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 2730B Location: Boston Date / Time: May 31, 2014 11:00AM

Description:

Adams, Samuel (1722-1803) Signed Military Commission, 8 March 1796.
Document printed on laid paper, completed by hand. Appointing Christopher Blanding (1756-1808) [of Rehoboth] Captain of a Company in the First Regiment of the Second Brigade, Fifth Division of the Massachusetts Militia. Shakily signed by Adams in the upper left margin, below the seal, countersigned by John Avery, separated into two pieces along the central vertical fold, the paper toned, slightly chipped, 13 1/4 x 9 in.
Estimate $500-700


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Keywords

Military Commission, Massachusetts Militia, Christopher Blanding, Massachusetts, John Avery