Raynors HCA 2017-09
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Fragment of a Document measuring 6 ½” x 3 ½”, mounted to a larger sheet measuring 9” x 5 ¼” overall. Among other signatures are affixed those of John Hathorn, Jesse Woodhull and Henry Wisner. All signatures have a wax seal at their conclusion. John Hathorn (1749 – 1825). American politician, congressman, militia officer during the American Revolution. Hathorn served on the committee which determined the location for the Great Chain across the Hudson River which blocked the British advance. Jesse Woodull (1735 – 1795) Delegate of the New York Provincial Congress, Member of the Constitutional Convention in 1788, brother of General Nathaniel Woodhull. Henry Wisner ( ca. 1720 – 1790). Delegate of the New York Provincial Congress, Member of the Constitutional Convention in 1788, Constructed powder mills to supply Washington’s army with gunpowder, financed cannon and defensive works on the Hudson river to prevent British navigation and inland operations. W. W. Thompson served as Sheriff of Orange County from 1781 – 1785. An interesting association of these prominent early New York leaders. Very Fine.
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A Document Fragment Signed by Three Prominent New York Revolutionary and Political Leaders

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Estimate: $200 - $300
Auction closed on Thursday, September 7, 2017.

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