Revolutionary War-dated ADS signed "O. Ellsworth," one page, 8.25 x 4.25, January 27, 1776. Pay order issued to Treasurer John Lawrence, in part: "Pay to Lieut. Jesse Cooke Twenty Two Shillings & Eight pence it being for sundry disbursements while sick on the Road from the Camp near Cambridge." Signed at the conclusion by Oliver Ellsworth and Ezekiel Williams as members of the Committee of the Pay Table. In very good to fine condition, with some toning, a very short tear to top edge, and a small piece of old tape to the right edge. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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