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Military commission : manuscript, 1756 Feb. 18
Title
Military commission : manuscript, 1756 Feb. 18
Description
Commission appointing Moses Deshon as major of a foot regiment under Col. Joseph Thatcher.
Written in an unidentified hand, signed by William Shirley, G. Willard, Samuel Watts, and Isaac Royal, dated at Boston; with a wax seal of the Massachusetts Bay Colony.
In a case, 23 cm.
MS Am 832. Houghton Library, Harvard University.
Creator
Massachusetts Governor (1741-1757 : Shirley)
Repository
Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
Date
1756
Contributor
Royal, Isaac (signer.)
Shirley, William , 1694-1771 (signer.)
Watts, Samuel , -1770 (signer.)
Willard, G. (signer.)
Format
print
1 leaf : vellum ; 36 x 34 cm. folded to 18 x 10 cm.
Language
eng
Type
Text
Military commissions.
Seals, wax.
Citation
Massachusetts Governor (1741-1757 : Shirley), “Military commission : manuscript, 1756 Feb. 18,” Colonial North American Project at Harvard, accessed July 23, 2017, http://colonialnorthamerican.library.harvard.edu/items/show/12109.