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    George Clinton Document Signed "Geo. Clinton." 12.5" x 8" officers' commission dated October 4, 1786, from the State of New York. The document appoints Seth Hirby to Lieutenant of Captain Caleb Benedict's Company of Light Infantry in the Regiment of Militia in the County of Albany. George Clinton signs this document in the left, upper corner below his seal. The seal has since become detached, but the adhesive residue is still visible. George Clinton was governor of New York when he signed this document in 1786. He served as vice president under Thomas Jefferson from 1805 to 1809.

    The document is in fine condition; usual folds are present; slight yellowing from acid degradation and age; adhesive residue and stain from seal removal; signature is bold and crisp! Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.


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