|Documents - Historical|
|Realisation Price||750.00 USD|
Goldberg Auctioneers / Collectibles Auction - 27/07/2019 / Manuscripts / Lot 4
Boudinot, Elias -- Revolutionary War-date Military Commission Signed as President of the United States in Congress Assembled (1740-1821) Revolutionary War officer; President of the United States in Congress Assembled from Nov. 4, 1782 to Nov. 2,1783. He was appointed by President George Washington as Director of the United States Mint and served from 1795 until 1805. Document signed as President of the United States in Congress Assembled, one page, vellum, 6¾ x 11½", Philadelphia, May 14, 17(83). Appointing Andrew Peters as Lieutenant Colonel in the Massachusetts Line. Countersigned by Secretary at War Benjamin Lincoln. Vellum is translucent in areas and much of the manuscript portion is very light; much of red wax seal remains. Boudinot and Lincoln's signatures are of medium boldness.