Jun 16, 2022 - Sale 2609

Sale 2609 - Lot 9

Price Realized: $ 406
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 300 - $ 400
CLINTON, GEORGE. Group of 4 partly-printed Documents Signed, "Geo:Clinton," as Governor, each a military commission for Anthony James Blanchard, or a land grant. Each countersigned by Deputy Secretary Robert Harpur or Secretary of State Lewis A. Scott. Each 8x12 1/2 inches with integral blank, or 14x20 1/2 inches; moderate scattered foxing and offsetting, some separations at folds repaired verso with tissue, docketing or endorsement on verso, most lacking paper or pendent seal, 1789 document with some chipping at lower edge. Albany or New York, 1789-93

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Albany, 13 June 1789, appointing Ensign in the New York City militia.
6 April 1790, appointing Captain in militia in Washington County.
27 February 1790, granting 500 acres in Clinton County to Nathaniel Earl.
1 November 1793, appointing Inspector in militia in Washington County.
Anthony James Blanchard (1768-1853) was an attorney practicing in Salem, NY, who was appointed in 1796 assistant attorney general for the district by John Jay, and, in 1810, became first judge of the Court of Common Pleas in Washington County.