Officer's commission issued to Abel Chapin, 1781 July 1

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Title

Officer's commission issued to Abel Chapin, 1781 July 1

Description

In this document, Governor John Hancock commissions Abel Chapin as First Lieutenant of the 1st Hampshire County Regiment, 8th Massachusetts. Signed by John Hancock, Governor and Commander and Chief in and over the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, and dated July 1, 1781.

Source

Collection of Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library, Lexington, Massachusetts.
USM 001.238

Date

1781 07 01

Rights

This image is presented for research and educational purposes only, and may not be distributed or re-published without permission from the Scottish Rite Masonic Museum & Library.

Language

English

Identifier

A1983/021/2

Extent

1 document; 31 x 34 cm.

Provenance

Gift of Robert W. Harbeson Trust.

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Citation

Massachusetts. Governor (1780-1785 : Hancock), “Officer's commission issued to Abel Chapin, 1781 July 1,” digitalVGW, accessed May 25, 2020, https://digitalvgw.omeka.net/items/show/657.