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Published by December 12, 1754, Litchfield CT, 1754
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December 12, 1754. . Signed by Oliver Wolcott, Signer of the Declaration of Independence. Docketed and inscribed document, as Sheriff of Litchfield, CT, which job he held from 1751-1775. This authorizes David Hamilton to execute a summons, 4 7/8 x 6 1/2". Partially printed on front, holograph on verso Wear at folds and mild staining. Besides being a signer of The Declaration of Independence, Wolcott was Judge, 1750s, 60s; Militia leader, 1771-1774; Commissioner of Indian Affairs, 1775, 1784-89 Delegate to the Continental Congress, 1775-76, 1778-84; Brigadier General of the Connecticut Militia, 1776 Lt. Governor of Connecticut, 1786-96 Governor, 1796-97. Inscription by Wolcott, in his hand, reads "Sharon Dec. 12th 1754, I do authorize Mr. David Hamilton Jr. duly to execute this writ. Teste Oliver Wolcott Sheriff. <BR . Bookseller Inventory # PHBOOKSWO72178

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Publisher: December 12, 1754, Litchfield CT

Publication Date: 1754

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