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Lot 5541
Lieutenant Rich Sill signed law practice letter. Sill was born July 15, 1755. He attended college and graduated from Yale in 1775. Then he served as an officer in the Continental army in the Commissary Department. He was a lieutenant at the battles on Long Island and at Kings Bridge in 1776. He spent the winter at Valley Forge. He was aide-de-camp to Lord Stirling and was known as major. By 1780 he began working to become a lawyer. This lot contains Still's allowance paper to practice law on behalf of the Attournies Practitioners in the NewLondon County Court. Paper is in VG condition with relation to age. Soiling, minor tears, and fold marks as expected with age. It is displayed in a 11 3/8" x 14 3/8" wooden frame with glass cover. Accompanying this original document is a excerpt from "Yale and Her Honor Roll in the American Revolution" explaining Sill's complete life history and accomplishments. NOL

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Estimate $100 - $200Mar 22, 2018