Lot 57 of 218:
Oliver Wolcott Signer from Connecticut  

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Document Signed by Oliver Wolcott as Governor (i.e. "Captain General and Commander in Chief") of the State of Connecticut, appointing Abel Gates a lieutenant in the militia
Wolcott, Oliver, Signer from Connecticut
New Haven, CT
Oct. 16, 1797

Partially printed document filled out in ink, with embossed paper seal. 20x33 cm (8x13"), matted and framed with portrait, under plexiglass. Overall 37x63 cm (14½x24¾").

Oliver Wolcott (1726-1797), signer of the United States Declaration of Independence and also the Articles of Confederation as a representative of Connecticut, and the nineteenth Governor of Connecticut., was to pass away just a month and a half after signing this appointment.

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Slight toning to paper, very good.
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