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WILLIAM GREENE(1731 - 1809) Revolutionary War Governor of Rhode Island, Chief Justice of the colony and Speaker of the House. Manuscript D.S. "W. Greene", 1p. 12 1/2" x 7 1/2", Rhode Island, May 10, 1748, a document appointing William Brown a Lieutenant Colonel in the Providence militia, and obliging him "in the case of any invasion or assault of a common enemy to infest and disturb his Majesty's Plantations" to "Alarm and gather together the Regiment under your command...". Lightly toned, folds reinforced on the verso, else very good.
Estimate $ 500-700

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