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    Oliver Wolcott and John Lawrence: Signed Continental Army Documents. 1) 8" x 4.25" printed and manuscript State of Connecticut warrant or promissory note, June 1, 1780, signed by John Lawrence as Treasurer. It documents an obligation of some fifteen pounds to Hercules Wessels, administrator of the estate of James Wessels "who hath served in the Connecticut Line of the Continental Army". Endorsements on verso indicate interest was paid on this loan through 1791. Cancellation hole with loss at left edge. 2) 8" x 6.5" printed and manuscript document, n.p., May 29, 1783, authorizing the payment of 129 pounds to Captain Hezekiah Rogers "... being the balance due him for Service in the Continental Army in the Year 1780." Signed by Oliver Wolcott as Committeeman. Endorsements on verso.

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    May, 2017
    13th Saturday
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