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