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    Founding Father John Jay Document Signed one page with docketing on verso, 13" x 7.25", partially printed, New York City, April 9, 1796, names Jacob Swits a captain in Albany militia, countersigned by Secretary Lewis A. Scott, affixed with paper and wax State Seal. John Jay (1745 - 1829) served in the Continental Congress, co-authored the Federalist Papers, negotiated the Treaty of 1794 with Great Britain, was first Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court and, later, became Governor of New York. A nice, clean early military commission. Fine condition.

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