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Collection Reference Number GLC01412.45
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1778 
Title Appointment & bond of Tristram Jordan
Date 27 July 1778
Author Sullivan, James (1744-1808)  
Additional authors Allen, Elisha (fl. 1768-1778) Cutts, Thomas (1736-1821) Jordan, Rishworth (1719-1808) Jordan, Tristram (1731-1821)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Co-signed by Rishworth Jordan, Thomas Cutts, and Tristram Jordan. Witnessed by Sullivan and Elisha Allen. States that Tristram Jordan, Cutts, and Rishworth Jordan are bound to Henry Gardner Esq. (treasurer of the state of Massachusetts) for the amount of five hundred pounds. However, the bond will be void if Tristram Jordan "well and truly executes the office of a naval officer for the District of Peperrelborough" to which he is appointed.
Subjects Navy  Military History  Revolutionary War  Government and Civics  Finance  Law  
People Allen, Elisha (fl. 1768-1778)  Cutts, Thomas (1736-1821)  Jordan, Rishworth (1719-1808)  Jordan, Tristram (1731-1821)  Sullivan, James (1744-1808)  Gardner, Henry (cb. 1730-1782)  
Theme Naval & Maritime; The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Sullivan was elected to the Continental Congress in 1782 and 1783, but did not attend.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859