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Hancock, John (1737-1793) [Commission of Gideon Stebbins]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01412.10.01 Author/Creator: Hancock, John (1737-1793) Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document signed Date: 14 February 1776 Pagination: 1 p. ; 25 x 34 cm.

Summary of Content: Countersigned by Charles Thomson. Partially printed appointment of Gideon Stebbins to Second Lieutenant in the Army of the United States Colonies. Accompanied by two signed payrolls for militia commanded by Stebbins during Shays' rebellion. The payrolls are dated June 1786 and September 1786. (GLC01412.10.01 + GLC01412.10.02)

Full Transcript: …We… do by these Presents, constitute and appoint you to be Second Lieutenant of a Company whereof Josiah Lyman Esqr. is Captain in a Regiment of Fort Whereof Elisha Porter ...Esqr is Colonel - - - - - - ….See More

People: Hancock, John, 1737-1793
Stebbins, Gideon, 1739-1829

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarContinental ArmyContinental CongressCongressMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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