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Cornelius Van Ness Signed Document Appointing Military Officer (104497)

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Cornelius Van Ness Signed Document Appointing Military Officer   (104497)
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10.5 x 16 inches, with military vignettes, State of Vermont -- a military appointment, by his Excellency: Captain-General, Governor and Commander in Chief - Cornelius Van Ness, and that: "William Brock is to take charge of the said Company of Cavalry, as 2nd Lieutenant, April 15, 1824." Several small holes along the usual folds with the original embossed seal still intact; otherwise in very good condition. Van Ness was initially a member of the Democratic-Republican Party and later a Democrat, he was elected to the Vermont House of Representatives in 1818. He served as Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Vermont from 1821 to 1823. In 1823 he became Governor of Vermont. After being twice re-elected, in 1826 he declined re-election and went back to practicing law until 1829 when he became envoy extraordinary and minister plenipotentiary to the court of Spain. [wikipedia]

Date: 1824
State/Country: Vermont
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