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TRUMBULL, Jonathan
Autograph Note Signed by Connecticut Governor Jonathan Trumbull during the Revolutionary War requesting Flour and Bread for the Militia. 1777
Lebanon, Connecticut, 1777. Laid paper with partial watermark. Approximately 7.25" x 5.25". Old folds, light ink smudge, age-toning, good. Trumbull authorizes Peter Goodrich at Middletown to deliver flour and bread to "Ebenezer Ledyard of the Groton Company of the Militia, at that place." The document entirely in Trumbull's hand. Docketed on the verso by both Ledyard and Samuel Smith. Trumbull was Royal Governor of Connecticut and was the only such to support the rebelling Colonies. He remained as Governor for the entirety of the Revolution.
Bookseller: Between the Covers-Rare Books, Inc. ABAA [Gloucester City, NJ, U.S.A.]
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