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Ellsworth, Oliver (1745-1807) [Receipt for the payment of the select men of Salisbury]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.609.04 Author/Creator: Ellsworth, Oliver (1745-1807) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph document signed Date: 10 September 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15 x 19.1 cm.

To Connecticut Treasurer John Lawrence. Cosigned by Thomas Seymour. Requests payment from the Colony of Connecticut to Amos Alden (on behalf of the select men) for guns and bayonets to be used by Captain Isaac Bostwick's Company. Alden signs on verso, confirming receipt of the sum. Docket indicates that this receipt was audited 13 May 1776.

Ellsworth served as a Continental Congressman 1778-1783, and as a United States Senator 1789-1796.

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