Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by Leonard Gansevoort. Leonard GANSEVOORT, Kendrick WEMPLE.
Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by Leonard Gansevoort
Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by Leonard Gansevoort
Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by Leonard Gansevoort

Tryon County Legal Debt Document Signed by Leonard Gansevoort

Place Published: Tryon County, NY
Date Published: 1774
Edition: 1st Edition
Binding: No binding

DS, 1p plus docketing on verso, 9 x 14.75 in., Tryon Co., NY, June term 1774. Legal document relating to a debt, signed (Leonard) Gansevoort.

Some toning and dark area on right side of document otherwise very good. Mounted on larger sheets with cut-outs so both sides visible. Leonard Gansevoort, (1751-1810) born in Albany, N.Y., July 14, 1751; studied law; was admitted to the bar in 1771 and commenced practice in Albany, N.Y.; colonel of Light Cavalry in the Revolutionary War; Brother of Peter Gansevoort; member of the Provincial Congress in 1775 and 1776; president of New York from April 18 to May 14, 1777; clerk of Albany County in 1777 and 1778; member of the State assembly in 1778, 1779, and 1788; member of the commercial convention in Annapolis, Md., in 1786; Member of the Continental Congress in 1788; served in the State senate 1791-1793; judge of Albany County 1794-1797; member of the council of appointment in 1797; judge of the probate court from 1799 until his death in Albany, N.Y., August 26, 1810; interment in Albany Rural Cemetery
Very Good. Item #4238

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