Lot #267
Oliver Ellsworth Document Signed

1777 pay order for supplying blankets to Connecticut's Continental Troops

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1777 pay order for supplying blankets to Connecticut's Continental Troops

Third chief justice of the United States (1745-1807) and delegate to the Constitutional Congress who later submitted the amendments which became the Bill of Rights. Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed “O. Ellsworth,” one page, 8.25 x 6.25, June 2, 1777. Pay order issued to Treasurer John Lawrence, in full: "Pay Simon Huntington & the rest of the Selectmen of Norwich Twenty five pounds three shillings & six pence, for blankets bot & supplied the Continental Troops rais'd in this State." Boldly signed at the conclusion by Ellsworth as a member of the committee. Archivally mounted, matted, and framed under Tru-Vue Museum Glass to an overall size of 15 x 13. In fine condition.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Fine Autograph and Artifacts, Ft. Prince
  • Dates: #627 - Ended January 12, 2022





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