Lot 57 of 218:
Oliver Wolcott Signer from Connecticut  

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Estimate:
$1,500 - $2,000

Title:
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
Author:
Wolcott, Oliver, Signer from Connecticut
Place:
New Haven, CT
Publisher:
Date:
Oct. 16, 1797
Description:

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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Condition:
Slight toning to paper, very good.
 
Item number:
252244
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