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Lot #132
DepartmentDocuments
Low Estimate$400.00
High Estimate$600.00
Last UpdatedMarch 4, 2020

Description

THREE CONNECTICUT ORDERS TO PAY FROM THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR SIGNED BY OLIVER ELLSWORTH AND JOHN TRUMBULL
1) 1776, Hartford, to Stephen Pratt for a purchase of saltpeter. Signed by Oliver Ellsworth, T. Seymour and Thomas Spencer. Saltpeter was used to make gun powder and thus crucial to the war effort.
2) 1777, Hartford, to Hezekiah Goff for wages due to his son while a prisoner. Signed by Oliver Ellsworth, John Chinward and James Church.
3) 1779, to Lebanon, Connecticut for supplies. Signed by John Chinward and Finn Wadsworth. John Trumbull and W. Williams signed the exterior to acknowledge the payment was received.

Condition

Age-typical wear throughout.

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