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There is currently no available "Beginner" label. The following is the default level label: Benjamin Maynard was appointed Quartermaster of the 2nd Regiment, 2nd Brigade, 7th Division of the Massachusetts Militia in June 1788. As Quartermaster, he is to observe orders and instructions from his superiors officers. This commission is a standard government form with the signature of the Governor, John Hancock, and the seal of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.


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Military Commission of Benjamin Maynard

author   John Hancock (1737-1793)
creator   John Avery
date   Jun 4, 1788
location   Boston, Massachusetts
width   7.5"
height   12.0"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Appointment/Discharge
accession #   #L04.070

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