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    Declaration Signer Oliver Wolcott ADS and Oliver Wolcott, Jr. DS. Lot consisting of two documents as follows: Oliver Wolcott Autograph Document Signed "O Wolcott", one page, 7.25" x 6", n.p., December 16, 1773. "The above was Exhibited by Nathan Garnsey Administrator on the Estate of Zachariah Bates, as an addition to the Inventory of said estate, which was was allowed, except the Debt from Ephraim Bates who being Insolvent, the administrator is discharged therefrom." This refers to an eight-pound judgement against Bates which heads the document and is written in another hand. Nice even toning, very fine condition. The second item is a partially printed Document Signed "Oliver Wolcott", one page with verso docketing, 6.5" x 5.25", Connecticut, March 15, 1782. A pay voucher for nine shillings due one Eleazar Wales. Light soiling, else very fine condition. Oliver Wolcott, Sr. (1726 - 1797) served as a Brigadier General of Connecticut Militia and also in the Continental Congress. He signed the Declaration of Independence sometime after July 4, 1776. His son, Oliver, Jr. (1760 - 1833) succeeded Alexander Hamilton as U.S. Treasurer in 1795 and was the last surviving member of Washington's cabinet.

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    Auction Dates
    April, 2007
    16th-17th Monday-Tuesday
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