1793 Revolutionary War Pay Order - Connecticut - American Revolutionary WarInv# CT1128
Pay Order. Scarce type!
Andrew Kingsbury was Connecticut State Comptroller from 1791 to 1793. The State Comptroller is the chief fiscal guardian of the State of Connecticut. The duties and responsibilities of the state comptroller include, among other things, overseeing state accounting, preparing state financial reports, paying and administering benefits to state employees, settling demands against the state that do not first have to be approved or adjusted by the General Assembly, administering miscellaneous appropriations for employee taxes, insurance, and health services, and administering grants to police, firefighters, and municipalities.
Comptrollers in Connecticut are elected to a term of four years, their election taking place in the same cycle as gubernatorial elections.