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Lot 267: Scarce War of 1812 Rhode Island Militia Field Appointment
29 October 2016
Rancho Santa Fe, CA, USALive Auction
War of 1812
War of 1812 Rhode Island Militia Field Appointment
June 27, 1814-Dated War of 1812, Autograph Document Signed, "John Eddy, Lieut. Coln. Comdt.", Rhode Island, Very Fine.
An original Document dated 1814, 1 page, measuring 7.5" x 6.25", where Lt. Colonel John Eddy has appointed Timothy Sweet as Adjutant of the 12th Regiment of Rhode Island militia. Expected folds and light scattered tone, else in overall fine condition. Signed at lower right by Lt. Colonel Eddy and on back by James Wilder as Justice of the Peace administering the oath which is fully written and sworn.