Nov 20, 2014 - Sale 2367

Sale 2367 - Lot 24

Price Realized: $ 281
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 350 - $ 500
SHIRLEY, WILLIAM. Partly-printed Document Signed, "WShirley," as Colonial Governor, military commission appointing William Canady Captain of the fifth foot company of militia. Countersigned by various officials. 12 1/4x15 3/4 inches; small holes at fold intersections, toned, faint staining at upper right, paper seal intact; framed. (MRS) Boston, 12 April 1744

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Shirley (1694-1771) was colonial Governor of Massachusetts Bay, 1741-56; he commanded American forces in King
George's War during the assault on Louisbourg and during the French & Indian War.