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At the time of this commission to Ensign of Isaac Abercrombie, he was 29 years old and a resident of Pelham, Massachusetts. As Ensign, he was charged with leading, ordering, and exercising his Company in Arms. This commission is a standard government form. The year is 1788, and "of the Independence of the United States of AMERICA, the Twelfth."

 

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Military Commission of Isaac Abercrombie

creator   John Hancock (1737-1793)
author   John Avery
date   Apr 15, 1788
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   12.75"
width   15.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink with manuscript
item type   Legal Documents/Appointment/Discharge
accession #   #L04.035


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