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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.448.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1807 
Title Appointment for James Elliot
Date 9 October 1807
Author Sullivan, James (1744-1808)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Appoints James Elliot as a major and aide de camp for Major General Simon Elliot. Also signed by Jonathan L. Austin as "Secretary." Docket on verso is signed by Simon Elliot and reads "James H. Elliot took and subscribed the oaths and declarations prescribed by the Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts previous to his entering upon the duties assigned him by the within Commission."
Subjects Government and Civics  Oath  State Constitution  Military History  Militia  
People Sullivan, James (1744-1808)  Austin, Jonathan Loring (1748-1826)  Elliot , Simon (1762-1832)  
Place written Boston, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information James Sullivan was the governor of Massachusetts. Jonathan L. Austin was the Secretary of State of Massachusetts, as well as a state senator and state treasurer. Simon Elliot was a Major General in the Massachusetts Militia.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859