AUTHORIZING PAYMENT FOR SERVICE IN THE CONNECTICUT LINE OF THE CONTINENTAL ARMY, in a partly printed document, completed in manuscript June 1, 1782, promising three pounds and six pence to Eli Hoddard (later manuscript note in margin: “Mostly likely Elisha Hobbard or Hobart”) and signed by John Lawrence as state Treasurer.
[Hartford, CT]: 1782. Partly printed document, 4 1/8 x 7 7/8 inches, the text headed “State of Connecticut” and enclosed within an ornamental border (somewhat trimmed); docketed on verso with annual notes on interest paid through 1790. Lawrence (1719-1802) served as Connecticut’s Treasurer, 1769-1789. One-inch circle punched through text, two..... More