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    Samuel Huntington Document Signed as Governor of Connecticut "Saml Huntington". One page with docketing and endorsements on the verso, 7.75" x 6.25", New Haven, signed by Huntington on June 30, 1788. Huntington signs a document in receipt of his salary. With the usual fold creases, else bright and in fine condition.

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    It reads, in part: "At a general assembly of the State of Connecticut holden [sic] at Newhaven on the 2d Thursday of October, Anno Dom: 1787 This Assembly grants to his Excellency, Samuel Huntington Esq. One hundred and fifty Pounds for the last half of his Salary as Governour the current Year." Samuel Huntington (1731-1796) was a participant in a remarkable number of events in the early history of the United States. He fought in the American Revolution, he was a delegate to the Continental Congress, a signer of the Declaration of Independence and Articles of Confederation, President of the Continental Congress, Chief Justice of the Connecticut Supreme Court and finally Connecticut's third governor.

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    April, 2011
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