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|Collection Reference Number||GLC01412.10.01|
|From Archive Folder||Three documents related to the military service of Gideon Stebbins|
|Title||Appointment of Gideon Stebbins to Second Lieutenant in the Army of the United States Colonies|
|Date||14 February 1776|
|Author||Hancock, John (1737-1793)|
|Document Type||Military document|
|Content Description||Countersigned by Charles Thomson. Partially printed appointment of Gideon Stebbins to Second Lieutenant in the Army of the United States Colonies. Accompanied by two signed payrolls for militia commanded by Stebbins during Shays' rebellion. The payrolls are dated June 1786 and September 1786.|
|Subjects||Revolutionary War Continental Army Continental Congress Congress Military History|
|People||Hancock, John (1737-1793) Stebbins, Gideon (1739-1829)|
|Theme||The American Revolution|
|Sub-collection||The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859|
|Copyright||The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History|
|Module||Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859|
…We… do by these Presents, constitute and appoint you to be Second Lieutenant of a Company whereof Josiah Lyman Esqr. is Captain in a Regiment of Fort Whereof Elisha Porter Esqr is Colonel - - - - - - ….