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Large Die Sunk Proof Impression of Abraham Yates, Jr.

ABRAHAM YATES, JR. "Mr. Albany," Revolutionary Patriot and Continental Loan Officer for New York.

c. 1860, Large Die Sunk Proof Impression Engraving by Max Rosenthal (1833-1918). Uncolored, 4" x 6", with margins extending to 10" by 15",Choice Mint. A slight stain in the lower right corner, a chipped lower left corner, and an uneven margin at top are slight flaws which judicious matting or cropping will vanish. If, during the Revolutionary era, there was any office to be filled in or near Albany, New York, Abraham Yates was there to fill it.



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Yates was Albany's constable, firemaster, assistant alderman, alderman, recorder, deputy mayor and mayor. He also served as secretary to the Commissioners for Indian Affairs, sheriff of Albany County, chairman or the Albany Committee of Correspondence, delegate to the New York Provincial Congress and New York State Convention, Albany postmaster, Continental Loan Officer, New York State Senator, and delegate to the Continental Congress.
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