State of Connecticut, Pay-Table Office, 1785-86, Tax Warrants, Lot of 3, Signed by Eleazer Wales and

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State of Connecticut, Pay-Table Office, 1785-86, Tax Warrants, Lot of 3, Signed by Eleazer Wales and
200.00USD+ buyer's premium + applicable fees & taxes.
This item SOLD at 2023 Jul 18 @ 14:38UTC-4 : AST/EDT

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Connecticut, 1785-86. Lot of 3, I/C, Tax Warrants Issued to Lothrop Davis for £3; William S. Johnson (William Samuel Johnson (October 7, 1727 _ November 14, 1819) was an American Founding Father and statesman. Before the Revolutionary War, he had served as a militia lieutenant before being relieved after his rejection of his election to the First Continental Congress for opposing American independence. He was notable for signing the United States Constitution, representing Connecticut in the United States Senate, and serving as the third president of Columbia University (then known as Columbia College) for £155 for the "Civil List"; Stephen Mix Mitchell (Stephen Mix Mitchell (December 9, 1743 _ died September 30, 1835) was an American lawyer, jurist, and statesman from Wethersfield, Connecticut. He represented Connecticut in the Continental Congress and the U.S. Senate and was chief justice of the state's Supreme Court) for £10 for the "Civil List." Items were all signed by Eleazer Wales who was graduate of Yale and Presbyterian Minister who also later served as a Justice of the Peace in Hartford. He remained involved in state politics, acting as State Controller after the war. Fenn Wadsworth (1750/51-1785) was a brigade major to General James Wadsworth from 1776 to 1779. He fought in many battles during that time, but his failing health forced him to leave active service. Wadsworth stayed in Connecticut's government, as shown by his membership to the Pay-Table Committee and signed by Oliver Wolcott Jr. (January 11, 1760 - June 1, 1833) was the second United States Secretary of the Treasury, a judge of the United States Circuit Court for the Second Circuit, and the 24th Governor of Connecticut. He was a member of the Pay-Table Committee for several years, and was a commissioner to settle claims of Connecticut against the United States from 1784 to 1788. In 1796, he was George and Martha Washington's intermediary in getting the Collector of Customs for Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Joseph Whipple, to capture and send an escaped slave, Oney (sometimes Ona) Judge, back to Mount Vernon. He was ultimately unsuccessful. When Wolcott died in 1833 in New York City, he was the last surviving cabinet member of the Washington administration. Pieces are in VF-XF condition. (3). Sold "AS IS" no returns accepted.