1789 Ds- Rev War Genl., Tried Maj. John Andre As Spy (bendct Arnold) For Sale

1 pg. doc., February 1, 1789, being a Treasury Office bond purchase receipt for 23 pounds 11 shillings from the State of Connecticut signed by Major General Jedediah Huntington (1743-1818). The receipt is made out to George Griffen (1734-1814) of East Haddam and promises to later pay Griffen interest on this amount in "Spanish Milled Dollars" (or other gold or silver coins equivalent). Huntington signs this receipt as Treasurer of Connecticut. Jedediah was the son of Jabez Huntington, who was a Major General of Militia from 1776 until his death in 1786. Jedediah graduated Harvard in 1763. He was an active Son of Liberty, and a member of the Committee of Correspondence that was established at a Norwich in June, 1774. He raised a regiment in which he was made Captain and joined the army at Cambridge on April 26, 1775 following the Lexington alarm. He later aided in repulsing the British at Danbury in April, 1776. He was made Brigadier-General in May, 1777. He guarded the Hudson in 1778. He served in the court-martial that tried General Charles Lee for misconduct in 1778, and sat on the court that tried British Major John Andre, who was aiding Benedict Arnold in his traitorous plan to hand West Point over to the British. Andre was hung. Jedidiah was brevetted Major-General at the war's end. Afterwards, he served in various public capacities, including Treasurer of Connecticut, and was a delegate to the convention that adopted the U.S. Constitution. In 1789, after having been sworn in as the first President, Washington appointed him Collector of Customs at New London. Jedediah's father-in-law was Governor Jonathan Trumbull. Jedediah was also one of the organizations of the Society of the Cincinnati. The document has been lightly laid to another sheet but can be removed o/w near mint condition. Buyer pays $2.25 shipping.
1789 Ds- Rev War Genl., Tried Maj. John Andre As Spy (bendct Arnold)

This item has been shown 0 times.

Buy Now

1789 Ds- Rev War Genl., Tried Maj. John Andre As Spy (bendct Arnold):
$53




Constitution Signed By Justice Antonin Scalia picture
Constitution Signed By Justice Antonin Scalia


Donald Rudolph Medal Of Honor Moh Army World War 2  Wwii Autograph Signed Card  picture
Donald Rudolph Medal Of Honor Moh Army World War 2 Wwii Autograph Signed Card


Signed 1808 Letter By Member Of Parliament William Gore-langton * Uk Autograph picture
Signed 1808 Letter By Member Of Parliament William Gore-langton * Uk Autograph


Charles Beckwith Signed Iran Rescur Mission Postal Cover picture
Charles Beckwith Signed Iran Rescur Mission Postal Cover


Shepard Fairey Rare Authentic Hand Signed Poster President Barack Obama Artwork picture
Shepard Fairey Rare Authentic Hand Signed Poster President Barack Obama Artwork


Roger Atkinson Pryor Autograph On Card - Perfect For Display Or Framing~authenti picture
Roger Atkinson Pryor Autograph On Card - Perfect For Display Or Framing~authenti


John Bates Clark * Signed Note By American Neoclassical Economist * Autograph picture
John Bates Clark * Signed Note By American Neoclassical Economist * Autograph


Jimmy Carter President Signed Authentic Autographed 3x5 Index Card Rare Coa picture
Jimmy Carter President Signed Authentic Autographed 3x5 Index Card Rare Coa


Jimmy Carter President Signed Authentic Autographed 3x5 Index Card Rare Coa picture
Jimmy Carter President Signed Authentic Autographed 3x5 Index Card Rare Coa


Dewayne Williams Montana Tribute Centennial Signed Limited Edition Book picture
Dewayne Williams Montana Tribute Centennial Signed Limited Edition Book


Follow Us!