To All Unto Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting, Whereas...
1799 Document Appointed a Judge to the Kennebeck County, Maine, Court of Common Pleas [Judges]. [Maine]. [Dummer, Nathaniel (1755-1815)]. To All Unto Whom These Presents Shall Come, Greeting... Boston, February 28, 1799. 17" x 11" part-printed document, inscribed in neat hand, docketed on verso, large embossed Massachusetts seal to upper-left corner, signed by Governor Increase Sumner, countersigned by John Avery, first Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth. Light browning and edgewear, light soiling and a few minor spots, vertical and horizontal fold lines, a few minor tears along folds with no loss to text. An interesting item. $350. * Dummer resided in Hallowell, Maine, and was judge of the Kennebeck County Court from 1799 until his death in 1815. He was also Hallowell's postmaster from 1792 to 1802. The docket note, witnessed by Joseph North and William Howard, attests that Dummer took his oath of office on April 2, 1799.
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