1780 Rev War Pay Table Order Riding Express Signed Brig. General Selah Heart


1780 Rev War Pay Table Order Riding Express Signed Brig. General Selah Heart

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1780 Rev War Pay Table Order Riding Express Signed Brig. General Selah Heart:
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1780 Rev War Pay Table Order Riding Express signed Brig. General Selah Heart

OFFERED FOR saleISA WONDERFUL ORIGINAL REVOLUTIONARY WAR PERIOD DATED 1780 HARTFORD, CONNECTICUT PAY TABLE DOCUMENT TO PAY OZIAS COWLES FOR HIS RIDING EXPRESS BY ORDER OF BRIG. GENERAL HEART AND SIGNED SEVERAL TIMES BY BRIG. GENERAL SELAH HEART AND AS JUSTICE OF PEACE.
THE 233 YEAR OLD DOCUMENT HAS A VERY NICE "NORWICH" WATERMARK AT CENTER AND READS:
"STATE OF CONNECTICUT ...TO OZIAS COWLES FOR RIDING EXPRESS BY ORDER OF BRIG. GENERAL HEART.
JUNE 18, 1780
TO SIMSBURY, CANNAN, & TORRINGTON 60 MILES...
21 DAYS 8/0 PER DAY----------------L1:0:0
60 MILES HORS HIRER----------------1:0:0
JUNE 24
TO SIMSBURY, CANNAN, & TORRINGTON
60 MILES 2/2/2 DAYS 8/0 PER DAY--L1:0:0
60 MILES HORS HIRER---------------- 1:0:0
EXPENSE--------------OZIAS COWLES-0:12:0
THIS MAY CERTIFY THAT THE ABOVE SERVICE WAS DONE BY ORDER OF (SIGNED) SILAH HEART, BRIG. GENERAL."
BACK READS:
"HARTFORD COUNTY FARMINGTON JULY 11, 1780 OZIAS COWLES PERSONLY APPEARED AND MADE TO THE EXACT OF THE WILKIN CARTECHETS??? AS CHARGED BEFORE ME (SIGNED) SILAH HEART JUSTICE OF PEACE."
"HARTFORD JULY 11, 1780---
RECd. AN ORDER ON THE TREASURER FOR FIVE POUNDS AND FOUR SHILLINGS LAWFUL MONEY IN FULL OF & WITHIN ACCT. TO ME. (SIGNED) SELAH HEART."

SOME INFORMATION I WAS ABLE TO FIND:
GENERAL SELAH HEART (ALSO SPELLED HART) COMMANDED A COMPANY OF MASSACHUSETTS SOLDIERS. WAS HELD PRISONER IN NEW YORK FOR TWO YEARS.
OZIAS COWLES (b1760-d1813) OF KENSINGTON, CT. SERVED IN THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR.

PAY TABLE IS IN EXCELLENT CONDITION WITH 3 EARLY FOLD LINES. NO TEARS, STAINS OR REPAIRS. BOTTOM EDGE IS ROUGHLY TORN, BUT DOES NOT AFFECT WRITING. FAIRLY EASY TO READ WITH ORIGINAL SIGNATURES. OVERALL EXCELLENT CONDITION. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC, NOT A REPRODUCTION!
MEASURES 6 1/4" X 7 5/8". AN IMPORTANT ONE-OF-A-KIND PIECE OF COLONIAL AMERICAN HISTORY, FROM A LIFETIME COLLECTION! (PLEASE SEE MORE EARLY PAPER I HAVE LISTED THIS WEEK.)
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1780 Rev War Pay Table Order Riding Express Signed Brig. General Selah Heart:
$271

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