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Military commissions

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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

Philip Hubbard military commission


Identifier: 00-2010-70-0
Scope and Contents

Philip Hubbard's commission as Captain of a company in the 30th Regiment, commanded by Colonel Scamman, for the defense of American Liberty. Signed by John Hancock, President of the Continental Congress, and Charles Thompson, Secretary for the Continental Congress and dated 1 July 1775. Capt. Hubbard (1718-1792) was from South Berwick, ME and commanded a company that included six of his sons. Some evidence suggests he was at the Battle of Bunker Hill.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1775 Jul 1

Henry Judson military commissions


Identifier: 00-2008-36-0
Scope and Contents

Connecticut military commissions to Henry Judson.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1813; 1818; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/2007

Solomon Linsley, Jr. certificate


Identifier: 00-2009-88-0
Scope and Contents

Ceritficate that the 4th Class of the Town of Litchfield have procured Solomon Linsley, Jr. to serve in the Continental Army in Col. Heman Swift's Regiment for three years; approved by Col. Bezaleel Beebe and addressed to Elihu Harrison, foreman of the 4th class. Certified by James Morris, Captain of the 2d Regiment Connecticut

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1784 Feb 17

Isaac Marsh military commission


Identifier: 00-1956-29-0
Scope and Contents

Jonathan Law, Governor and commander in chief of the colony of Connecticut commissions Isaac Marsh as Quarter Master of the troop in the 13th Regiment. Signed in Hartford by J.Law and George Wyllys, secretary.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1745 May 18; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1955

Andrew Perkins military commission


Identifier: 00-2009-70-0

Connecticut military commission to Andrew Perkins appointed lieutenant in the Eighth Co. of the Alarm List in the 20th Regiment. Signed by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain General and Commander in Chief for the State of Connecticut.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1780 Jul 1

John C. Randal military commission


Identifier: 00-1971-41-0
Scope and Contents

John C. Randal is accepted as an Ensign in the 3rd Co. of the 18th Regiment of Infantry in the Connecticut Militia, to take rank on 23 Aug.1823. Signed at New Haven on 30 May 1824 by Oliver Wolcott, captain-general and commander in chief, in and over the State of Connecticut, and Thomas Day, Secretary.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1824 May 30

Zebulon Rogers military commission


Identifier: 00-1957-26-0
Scope and Contents

Oliver Wolcott, Captain-General and Commander in Chief in the State of Connecticut commissions Zebulon Rogers as Captain of the 4th Company in the Third Regiment of Conn. Militia. Signed in Hartford by Oliver Wolcott and Samuel Wyllys, Secretary.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1797 May 17; Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1956

Joseph Scovil papers


Identifier: 00-1968-538-0
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1798-1845; Other: Date acquired: 08/10/1968

Elisha Sill family papers


Identifier: 1997-24-0
Scope and Contents The papers of Dr. Elisha Sill (1730-1808) of Goshen, Conn., consist of his diary and account book, 1771-1783, and his copy of a 1776 letter to Col. Oliver Wolcott in which he asked to be relieved of service. The collection also includes two 1774 letters from committees of correspondence and papers related to Dr. Sill's son Elisha Eaton Sill (1774-1812) and grandson William Eaton Sill (1806-1888). After graduating from Yale College in 1754, Dr. Sill settled in Goshen, Conn. and eastablished...
Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1771-1825; Other: Date acquired: 02/08/1999

Eli Smith military commission


Identifier: 00-2009-71-0
Scope and Contents

Connecticut military commission for Eli Smith as Lieutenant in the10th company of the 17th Regiment. Signed by Jonathan Trumbull, Captain-general and commander in chief of the State of Connecticut. Signed at New Haven, 24 Oct. 1783.

Dates: translation missing: en.enumerations.date_label.created: 1783 Oct 24