Society of the Sons of St. George certificate, 1797. HAZLEHURST, ISAAC. 1742-1834, and others. Engraved Document Signed ("Isaac Hazlehurst," "Geo Davis" and "Ph. Nicklin"), partially printed on vellum, confirming the election of Thomas MacDonald to the Society, 1 p, 4to (230 x 260 mm), Philadelphia, April 24, 1797,

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Society of the Sons of St. George certificate, 1797.
HAZLEHURST, ISAAC. 1742-1834, and others.
Engraved Document Signed ("Isaac Hazlehurst," "Geo Davis" and "Ph. Nicklin"), partially printed on vellum, confirming the election of Thomas MacDonald to the Society, 1 p, 4to (230 x 260 mm), Philadelphia, April 24, 1797,

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Society of the Sons of St. George certificate, 1797.
HAZLEHURST, ISAAC. 1742-1834, and others. Engraved Document Signed ("Isaac Hazlehurst," "Geo Davis" and "Ph. Nicklin"), partially printed on vellum, confirming the election of Thomas MacDonald to the Society, 1 p, 4to (230 x 260 mm), Philadelphia, April 24, 1797, with engraved vignettes and blue ribbon-red wax-white wafer seal, document creased and soiled.

BEAUTIFULLY ENGRAVED. The Society of the Sons of St. George was established in Philadelphia in 1772 as a charitable organization, providing support to veterans and their families. Thomas MacDonald, whose certificate this is, was one of two British Commissioners to carry into effect the sixth article of Jay's Treaty, regarding the compensation of British merchants. Isaac Hazlehurst was a lawyer and merchant whose signature appears on the first three issues of Continental currency, 1775-1776.
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