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1822, Rhode Island Maritime Bond, Governor Byron Diman, Signed For Sale
This item is a wonderful,original document dated 1822, a maritime bond for Joseph Gonsolve, master of the Ship General Jackson, from Gothenburg....signed by Joseph Gonsolve, Byron Diman and William H. Taylor....Document is 8x12, folds, else in overall fine condition.
John Gonsolve (1753 - 1834)
Birth: 1753 unknown, possible Portuguese
Death: 1834 in Providence, RI, USA
Military: 1775 on the sloop Katy, later named providence
1834 in Providence, RI, USA
Byron Diman (August 5, 1795 – August 1, 1865) was an American politician, 19th Governor of Rhode Island
Diman was born in Bristol, Rhode Island on August 5, 1795. He worked in a counting-house for over two decades. He was then engaged in the whaling and mill businesses. He served in the Rhode Island Militia and later became Brigadier General. He became a member of the Rhode Island House of Representatives for many terms.
He became Lieutenant governor of Rhode Island for three years before winning election as the governor of Rhode Island. He was a Law and Order party candidate. Although he didn't win the majority of votes, he was selected as the governor of the state by the General Assembly. He held the governor's office from May 6, 1846 to May 4, 1847.
He later serve in the state Senate for three years. He was also active in organizing the Republican Party in Bristol, Rhode Island. He died on August 1, 1865 and was buried in Juniper Hill Cemetery.
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