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William Colfax

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William Colfax

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Auction Date:2018 Jul 11 @ 18:00 (UTC-5 : EST/CDT)
Location:236 Commercial St., Suite 100, Boston, Massachusetts, 02109, United States
ALS - Autograph Letter Signed
ANS - Autograph Note Signed
AQS - Autograph Quotation Signed
AMQS - Autograph Musical Quotation Signed
DS - Document Signed
FDC - First Day Cover
Inscribed - “Personalized”
ISP - Inscribed Signed Photograph
LS - Letter Signed
SP - Signed Photograph
TLS - Typed Letter Signed
Revolutionary war figure (1756–1838) who served as captain of George Washington's Life Guard. ADS, signed “William Colfax,” one page, 8.25 x 13.5, August 12, 1793. Document concerning the election of officers in a New Jersey militia company, submitted to New Jersey Governor Richard Howell. In part: "In pursuance of a Warrant to me directed from Brigadier General Dey I have advertised a meeting of a Company of Light Infantry in Colonel Ward's Reg't and superintended an Election of Officers for the s'd Company when the following gentlemen were duly Elected—Viz. Philip I. Schuyler Captain, Simeon Mead Lieutenant, John D. Piatt Ensign." In very good to fine condition, with some toning and light staining.