Appointing Jonathan Wadleigh, of Salisbury, an Ensign of a company in the 4th Regiment of the Massachusetts Militia, in a partially printed document completed in secretarial manuscript and signed by Lincoln as Governor of Massachusetts, June 16, 1830.; Partially printed document headed “His Excellency / Levi Lincoln / Governor and Commander in Chief / of the / Commonwealth of Massachusetts, 9 ½ x 16 inches, state seal affixed above Lincoln’s signature. Docketing verso, signed by Major General Benjamin Stickney, attests that Wadleigh refused the commission (by refusing to take “the oaths”).

Folded (some wear and separation along one fold, affecting several letters of manuscript, two small tape repairs verso). Item #68616

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