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    George Clinton Partly Printed Document Signed "Geo: Clinton" as Governor of New York, one page, 10.75" x 8.25". On vellum. New York, May 6, 1784. Appointment of John Johnson as "Ensign of Captain Samuel Garretsons Company in the Regiment of Militia in the County of Kings whereof Rutgert Van Brunt Esquire is Lieutenant Colonel..." Kings County was one of the original 12 counties of the Province of New York, and Brooklyn was one of the original six towns within Kings County which eventually became the city of Brooklyn and then the borough of Brooklyn in New York City. George Clinton served as Governor of New York (1777-1795, 1801-1804) and Jefferson and Madison's Vice President from 1805 until his death in 1812. Signed beneath a paper seal affixed with blue ribbon at upper left. Rough lower right edge. Signature lightly rippled due to stain on verso.

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    25th-26th Thursday-Friday
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