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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.010.02
From Archive Folder Commission and letter relating to Jonathan Humprys 
Title Appointment for Jonathan Humphry
Date 1 June 1774
Author Trumbull, Jonathan (1710-1785)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Appointing Jonathan Humphry a lieutenant colonel in the Connecticut militia. Also signed by George Wyllys as secretary. Seal of Connecticut affixed. Partially printed. There were multiple Jonathan Humphries from Simsbury, Connecticut who served during the American Revolution. The Jonathan Humphry who died in 1778 is the author of the letter and the subject of the commission. He was a lawyer.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Military History  Militia  
People Humphry, Jonathan (d. 1778)  Trumbull, Jonathan (1710-1785)  Wyllys, George (1710-1796)  
Place written Hartford, Connecticut
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Jonathan Trumbull was the Governor of Connecticut. George Wyllys was Secretary of the Colony of Connecticut and the State of Connecticut. He was Hartford Town Clerk from 1732 to 1796.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859