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Ellsworth, Oliver (1745-1807) [Pay order for Captain Frederick Chappel]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.066 Author/Creator: Ellsworth, Oliver (1745-1807) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Document signed Date: 17 April 1776 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 16.5 x 21 cm.

Co-signed by Thomas Seymour. Requests payment of 180 pounds for Chappel to enable him to raise a crew of seamen for naval service on the lakes in the north which should be charged to the state of Connecticut. Signed on reverse by Chappel stating he received from state Treasurer John Lawrence 180 pounds on 17 August 1776. Audited by J. Treadwell on 1 September 1777.

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