Jonathan Trumbull, Esq; governor and commander in chief of His Majesty's colony of Connecticut, in New-England. : To [blank] Esqrs. Greeting. Know ye, that by virtue of authority derived from His late Majesty Charles the Second, of England, Scotland, France, and Ireland, King, by his letters patents bearing date the three and twentieth day of April, in the fourteenth year of his reign; and by and with the advice and consent of the Council and Representatives of this colony in General Court assembled, I have assigned you, and every of you, jointly and severally to keep the peace within the County of [blank] ... And I have assigned you [blank] to assist the judge of the County Court for the county aforeseaid, ... Given under my hand in [blank] this [blank] day of [blank] in the [blank] year of the reign of our sovereign lord [blank] by the grace of God King of Great-Britain, France, Ireland, &c. Annoque Domini, 177[blank] By His Honor's command, [blank] sec'y.
- Corporate Author:
- Connecticut. Governor (1769-1784 : Trumbull)
- [Connecticut] : [publisher not identified], [not after 1771]
- Physical Description:
- 1 sheet (1 unnumbered page) ; 40 x 31 cm
- Additional Creators:
- Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785
Trumbull, Jonathan, 1710-1785
Wyllys, George, 1710-1796
- Not in Evans or Bristol.
Library Company copy from the Michael Zinman Collection of Early American Imprints.
Library Company copy completed in MS. to commission 42 justices of the peace for Litchfield County, four of them to assist the judge of the county court; dated June 1, 1771 and signed by Jonathan Trumbull, and George Wyllys, secretary; wax seal of the colony in left margin; with a MS. docket title.
NEH-Readex: not in Readex; not at AAS.
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