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    Oliver Ellsworth Revolutionary War Date Document Signed "O. Ellsworth." One page, 8.25" x 6.5", June 9, 1777. Pay order issued to "Elisha Hewit...for assisting home from Camp invalids of the Army...and charge the State." Ellsworth was the third Chief Justice of the United States and a delegate to the Constitutional Congress who later submitted amendments which became the Bill of Rights. As a member of the Committee of the Pay Table, Ellsworth was one of the five men who supervised Connecticut's war expenditures. With partial separations and slight paper loss along folds, some scattered light toning and soiling and show-through from the docketing on the reverse, else very good condition.

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    October, 2013
    17th-18th Thursday-Friday
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