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    Sale 2492 | Lot 6
    Estimate: $800 - $1,200
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    • Sale 2492 Lot 6

      FRANCIS BERNARD. Partly-printed Document Signed, "Fra Bernard," as Governor, military commission appointing Jonathan Snelling Quarter Master of the Governor's Troop of Horse Guards with the rank of Captain. Countersigned by Deputy Secretary Jonathan Cotton. 13x15 inches; closed separations at scattered folds repaired with cello tape verso, faint scattered staining, endorsement on verso, paper seal intact. Boston, 10 May 1766

      Estimate $800 - 1,200

      WITH--Charles Jenkinson. Letter Signed, "C. Jenkinson," as Secretary at War, to Paymaster Richard Rigby, ordering him to issue to Bisshopf and Brummell "a sum equal to six Months Subsistence of three Companies . . . Commissioned Officers included" to compensate for expenses incurred by the detachment of Sutherland Fencibles at Shettland. 1 page, tall 4to; horizontal folds. "War Office" [London], 7 September 1781.

      From the Collection of William Wheeler III.


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