New Haven, CT: Original Document, 1774. Original Document. 7 1/4 X 11 3/4 Inches. Very Good. Item #3970
"Jonathan Trumbull, whom (George) Washington affectionately called "Brother Jonathan." Served as Governor of Connecticut from 1769 to 1783." - Mary A. Benjamin's Autographs, A Key to Collecting
Important 1774 Signed Jonathan Trumbull Broadside with wax seal intact. Jonathan Trumbull, Captain-General and Commander in Chief of His Majesty's Colony of Connecticut / New Haven. October 18, 1774. Counter signed by George Wylly's (SEC). - Captain JOSEPH ROCKWELL died on July 6, 1776. He was the second settler in Colebrook, CT, in 1766. He was Captain of the First Militia Company there October 4, 1774, as commissioned by Governor Trumbull. NOTE: The paper is brittle with minor edge chips and toning. Some separation at folds.
Trumbull was the Governor of both a British Colony as well as an American state.