Auctions@EarlyAmerican.com
Phone: 858-759-3290
Type in Your EMAIL Address
to Receive Notices
of Important Events

Auctions
• SATURDAY - JUNE 8th
• Terms of Sale
• Print Out a Bid Form
Links to Other Sites:
• Tortuga Trading
This Auction is Now OPEN for Bidding
Closing LIVE ONLINE: SATURDAY • June 8th • Starting at 9:00 AM Pacific Time
Absentee Bidding on a Specific Lot Will Remain OPEN
Until the LIVE BIDDING begins for that Specific Lot on SATURDAY • June 8th
Lot Number: 146
Sign-in to Bid or Register to Bid
Click for a Printable Page
Estimate Range: $350 - $450
Current Bidding Status
Register or Sign-In to Bid
Estimate Range
$350 - $450
Next Available Bid
$180
Bids MUST match our Standard Increment Levels.
CLICK HERE to see a chart of Standard Increment Levels.
1835 Militia Military Pay Order with 65 Soldier’s Signatures

Click an Image to Enlarge It
November 10, 1835-Dated, Manuscript Document Signed by 65 Individual Soldiers, Massachusetts Military Pay Order, plus the Selectmen of Town of Rowley, (Massachusetts), Very Fine.

1835 Massachusetts Military Duty Pay Order measures about 7.75” x 12.25”, 2 pages (one sheet face and back), Rowley, (MA). Flattened folds, corner crease at top left, scattered ink splatter, light foxing. Directed to Harrison B. Spofford, Treasurer, this Pay Order reads, in part:

“You are hereby ordered to pay on demand out of the treasury of said town to the persons hereafter named each the sum of five dollars, they having (as by return of Certificates from the several commanding officers) been armed and equipped, and having performed military duty in their several companies, as the law requires during the last year.”

A list of 65 Individual Soldiers names with their signatures follows, or the signature of someone representing them. At the conclusion, the document is signed by the Selectmen of Town of Rowley (Massachusetts).
Keywords:
Lot Number: 146
Sign-in to Bid or Register to Bid
Click for a Printable Page
Estimate Range: $350 - $450
Early American History Auctions, Inc.
1520 Commerce St., # 312 • Winchester, VA 22601
Phone: 858 • 759 • 3290
Email: Auctions@EarlyAmerican.com