REVOLUTIONARY WAR. A collection of 74 documents, including printed receipts, pay orders, and promissory notes, all accomplished in manuscript, signed by state treasury officials,
Lot 202
REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
A collection of 74 documents, including printed receipts, pay orders, and promissory notes, all accomplished in manuscript, signed by state treasury officials,
US$ 3,000 - 5,000
£2,200 - 3,700

Fine Books and Manuscripts

9 Mar 2017, 13:30 EST

New York

Lot Details
REVOLUTIONARY WAR.
A collection of 74 documents, including printed receipts, pay orders, and promissory notes, all accomplished in manuscript, signed by state treasury officials, 1780-1785, with a few to 1798, many docketed on verso, condition varies, with most in very good condition, some with cancellation punches, and a few with significant tears.

An interesting assortment of revolutionary and federal period manuscript documents, all signed by important officials of treasury of the State of Connecticut, including thirteen by Oliver Wolcott, Jr (the second Treasury Secretary of the United States, after Alexander Hamilton), John Lawrence, Fenn Wadsworth, William Moseley, Eleazar Wales, and many by (or to) Ralph Pomeroy. A fascinating look at the fabric of the revolutionary economy and the disbursement system of supplies and services needed for the Continental Army in Connecticut.
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