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Oliver Ellsworth autograph on Revolutionary War document  

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Framed Autograph of Oliver Ellsworth, 3rd U. S. Chief Justice

Ellsworth, Oliver





Manuscript Revolutionary War pay authorization. Matted and framed with portrait of Oliver Ellsworth.

Pay authorization for the defense of the colony of Connecticut signed by William Pitkin, Thomas Seymour, and Oliver Ellsworth. Ellsworth was the 3rd Chief Justice. He proposed what became the basis of the national legislative system, known as the Connecticut Compromise.

"Pay to Major Samuel Prentis the Sum of Four Hundred pounds money in Bills he being Pay master of the Third Company in the Sixth Regiment named for the Defense of this Colony - & charge the same acct. of the Colony of Connecticut - May 26th, 1775

To John Lawrence - / Treasurer / £400

[Signed[ Wm Pitkin / Thos. Seymour / Oliver Ellsworth"

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