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Collection Reference Number GLC01412.51
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1776 
Title Agreement and appointment of William Sever
Date 2 November 1776
Author Sever, William (fl. 1766-1776)  
Additional authors Avery, John (fl. 1766-1776) Foster, Timothy (fl. 1766-1776) Gray, Alex (fl. 1766-1776) Loring, Seth (fl. 1766-1776)
Document Type Military document
Content Description co-signed by William Sever, John Avery, and Timothy Foster. Witnessed by Alexander Gray and Seth Loring. Agreement in which Sever, Avery, and Foster are bound to Henry Gardner (Treasurer of Massachusetts) in the amount of ten thousand pounds, unless Sever accepts appointment as agent of the Southern District (Massachusetts). As agent to the Southern District, Sever disposed of prizes taken from captured British vessels.
Subjects Privateering  Maritime  Navy  Global History and Civics  Military History  Revolutionary War  Law  Finance  Government and Civics  
People Avery, John (1739-1806)  Foster, Timothy (fl. 1766-1776)  Gray, Alex (fl. 1766-1776)  Loring, Seth (fl. 1766-1776)  Sever, William (fl. 1766-1776)  
Place written Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Naval & Maritime
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859