Partly-printed DS, one page, 15.75 x 12.25, July 2, 1792. As governor of Massachusetts, Hancock appoints Adolphus Spring as "Ensign of a Company in the fifth Regiment first Brigade of Seventh Division of the Militia of this Commonwealth, comprehending the County of Worcester." Boldly signed on the left side by Hancock, and countersigned by John Avery as secretary. The official seal affixed to the upper left is intact. In very good to fine condition, with light toning and creasing, and repairs on the reverse to splitting along some of the several intersecting folds.
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