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Seymour, Thomas (fl. 1775) [Authorization for the transmission of pay rolls]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.609.06 Author/Creator: Seymour, Thomas (fl. 1775) Place Written: Hartford, Connecticut Type: Autograph document signed Date: 10 April 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 17 x 20.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Thomas Seymour signs on behalf of the Colony of Connecticut. Countersigned by William Douglas. Seymour and Douglas confirm that the Connecticut Colony Committee, by order of Governor Jonathan Trumbull, required that an express was sent to Hartford to carry unspecified pay rolls to General Schuyler (possibly Philip Schuyler).

Background Information: Douglas, of Northford, was Captain of the 6th company of the 1st Connecticut regiment commanded by General David Wooster.

People: Douglas, William, 1742-1777
Seymour, Thomas, fl. 1775
Schuyler, Philip John, 1733-1804
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Military HistoryRevolutionary WarSoldier's PayFinanceGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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