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1790's dated Pay Order Signed by George Pitkin - Uncanceled Very Rare - Connecticut - American Revolutionary War - Only 1 Found

Inv# CT1098
State(s): Connecticut
Years: 1792

State of Connecticut Pay Order signed by George Pitkin. Further research necessary on George Pitkin. (Peter Colt, Esq. Treasurer - Printed).

When George Pitkin was born in 1729, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States, his father, Governor William Pitkin, was 35 and his mother, Mary Woodbridge, was 37. He married Jerusha Church about 1753, in Hartford, Hartford, Connecticut, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 18 April 1806, in Connecticut, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Hartford, Connecticut, United States. Read more at https://ancestors.familysearch.org/en/L7GW-62Q/george-pitkin-1729-1806

The American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), also known as the Revolutionary War and the American War of Independence, was initiated by delegates from the thirteen American colonies in Congress against Great Britain over their objection to Parliament's taxation policies and lack of colonial representation. From their founding in the 1600s, the colonies were largely left to govern themselves. The cost of victory in the 1754 to 1763 French and Indian War and the 1756 to 1763 Seven Years' War left the British government deeply in debt; attempts to have the colonies pay for their own defense were vigorously resisted. The Stamp Act and Townshend Acts provoked colonial opposition and unrest, leading to the 1770 Boston Massacre and 1773 Boston Tea Party. When Parliament imposed the Intolerable Acts upon Massachusetts, twelve colonies sent delegates to the First Continental Congress to draft a Petition to the King and organize a boycott of British goods. Read more at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/American_Revolutionary_War

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Condition: Excellent
Item ordered may not be exact piece shown. All original and authentic.
Price: $300.00