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1781 State of Connecticut Note Signed by General Jedidiah Huntington
1781  State of Connecticut Note Signed by General Jedidiah Huntington
1781 State of Connecticut Note Signed by General Jedidiah Huntington


 
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Promissory Notes like this issued by the State of Connecticut helped to finance the Revolutionary War. Military finances in the state of Connecticut were managed by the Pay-Table which was also known as the Committee of Four during the Revolutionary War.

This Pay Table Note features the signature (vertically) of General Jedidiah Huntington. Huntington was a General appointed at the personal request of George Washington of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War. Huntington was a graduate of Harvard and Yale. After the war he was pay-table member and was appointed to Treasurer in 1789.

The note was issued to Ralph Pomeroy in 1781. Ralph Pomeroy served as a Military Paymaster who was in charged with finances during the Revolutionary War such as wages, expenses, and losses due to damages. This note was signed by Pay-Table members William Moseley and Eleazer Wales and General J Huntington vertically. Moseley would later serve in the State Senate (1822-1824). Eleazer Wales was graduate of Yale and Presbyterian Minister who also later served as a Justice of the Peace in Hartford. The reverse is signed/ endorsed by Ralph Pomeroy.
John Lawrence as Treasurer.

This Pay Table Note is presented in a gorgeous high quality acrylic display that weights over 1.5 lbs. Magnetically held together, the display is easy to open if you want to inspect your document. Perfect for a desktop or bookshelf display.

1781 Revolutionary War Note - Signed by General Jedidiah Huntington, Eleazor Wales, William Moseley, and Ralph Pomeroy
  • Display measures: 8" x 6" x .75"
  • Age: 1781
  • Weight; over 1.5 lbs
  • Condition: Excellent; as pictured