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Description: In this part-printed document John Jay, as Governor of New York, appoints a Jacobus Hardenbergh “Cornet of a Troop in the Second Squadron of Cavalry in the Second Division of the Militia.”  Jay has signed under the embossed paper seal at the left margin.

Paper document measures: 8″ x 15″ and is elaborately framed with a portrait to: 15 1/2″ x 30″. Item #A01807

John Jay (1745-1829) served as the 2nd Governor of the State of New York from 1795 to 1801. He was also the first Chief Justice of the United States (1789-1795).

Condition: Document is laid on a pasteboard support, light fold lines, generally good condition (not examined out of frame).