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Description: This 1825 part-printed vellum document appointing Godfrey J. Grosvenor as a “Solicitor in the Court of Chancery of the State of New York” is signed by New York Chancellor Nathan Sanford (1777-1838).
The document has a vignette of the State Seal of New York engraved by V. Balch of Albany at the upper left corner and an embossed paper seal for the New York Court of Chancery attached to the lower left. Inked writing on the verso indicates that Godfrey J. Grosvenor “personally appeared in open court and then and there took and subscribed the oath of office of solicitor of the court of chancery”.
Nathan Sanford started practicing law as the United States Attorney for the District of New York in 1803. He served as a member of the New York State Assembly (1808-09 and 1811), as a member of the New York State Senate (1812-1815), as a US Senator from New York (1826-1831), and as Chancellor of New York (1823-1826).
Approximately 9 ¼” x 11”. Item #A00969.
Condition: Fold lines, some light staining, overall in good condition.