Nov 01, 2001 - Sale 1912

Sale 1912 - Lot 253

Price Realized: $ 3,450
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 4,000 - $ 6,000
WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Engraved vellum Document Signed, "G. Washington," as President of the Society of the Cincinnati, certificate of membership for Nathan Goodale. Countersigned by H. Knox and docketed on verso. Approximately 14 1/2x20 1/2 inches; wrinkled as usual, signature quite faded, stains at edges. sold as is.<> Philadelphia, 5 May 1784

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Organized at the end of the Revolution, eligibility to the Society of the Cincinnati was restricted to the officers of the Continental Army. Nathan Goodale served in the Revolution as a Captain of the 5th Massachusetts, was taken prisoner at King's Bridge in 1778, exchanged and served the remainder of the war as a brevet Major in the 1st Massachusetts.<