ADAMS, SAMUEL. 1722-1803.
Document Signed ("Samuel Adams") as Governor and Commander in Chief of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, partially printed and accomplished in manuscript, 1 p, oblong folio, June 16, 1794, appointing Hushai Thomas as Captain of a Company of Cavalry, countersigned by John Avery, with paper seal, docketed on verso, very mild spotting near folds, else fine, matted and framed to 20 by 23 inches.
Very attractive example. Hushai Thomas's company was in the first Brigade of the Fifth Division, comprehending the County of Plymouth, Bristol, etc. See lot 5432 for another Hushai Thomas appointment.