"Connecticut Currency" - Revolutionary War Pay Order signed by Oliver Wolcott, Jr.Inv# AU1505
Pay Order to Col. John Ely and signed by Oliver Wolcott, Jr.
Oliver Wolcott, Jr. (1760-1833), Lawyer, Connecticut Public Official, Cabinet Officer. Son of Oliver Wolcott who was a Signer of the Declaration. Wolcott Jr. was the 2nd Secretary of the Treasury in George Washington's Cabinet. He succeeded Hamilton as Secretary of the Treasury. Connecticut Governor from 1817 until 1827.