10-28-2014 11-04-2014
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2763T Marlborough
October 28, 2014 10:00AM - November 4, 2014 4:00PMCalender

Three Military Documents

Auction: Clocks, Watches & Scientific Instruments - 2763T Location: Marlborough Date / Time: October 28, 2014 10:00AM


Three Military Documents, c. late 18th/early 19th century, a receipt for payment for beef supplied to the Continental Army dated March 1st, 1782, a New York commission for John C. Dongan to be a Lieutenant Colonel in the Richmond County Militia dated May 13th, 1784 signed by George Clinton, and a Massachusetts commission for Seth Garey to be a Lieutenant in the Massachusetts militia dated 1817.
Estimate $300-500

Both commissions have some folds, Massachusetts commission has a break from a central fold, and the Continental Army beef receipt is in very good condition.

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Massachusetts, Continental Army, Massachusetts commission, Massachusetts militia, George Clinton, John C. Dongan, New York commission, Richmond County Militia, Lieutenant, Lieutenant Colonel, Seth Garey