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Rare Pair of Revolutionary War Documents relating to the same soldier in the Continental Army, Solomon Rugg | 1) A hand written and signed certificate relating to the service of Solomon Rugg "as a soldier in the Connecticut Line of the Continental army in the fifth Connecticut Regiment in the year 1781 ten months & half" and 2) A partially printed and signed receipt dated October 2, 1782 providing "six pounds, nineteen shillings and two pence" to Solomon Rugg |  American Revolution - 1781 | The certificate also bears the names Gad Stanly and Elijah Hooker, verifying a soldier's military service. Paired with a partially printed and written receipt of an order to pay the same soldier | Both dated 1780-82 | Condition: Very Fine to Extremely Fine Condition. The set of documents is rare given they relate to the same Continental army soldier. Solomon Rugg (1735 - 1810) was part of the Deerfield group of Connecticut Soldiers joining the Continental Army - Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society (1860) v. 12 List and Returns Connecticut Men of the Revolution page 277 v 12; Solomon Rugg received 20 pounds bounty on April 2, 1781 to join the Connecticut Line of Continental Army - Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society (1860) v. 12 List and Returns Connecticut Men of the Revolution v 12 page 277; 1790 United States Federal Census, Census Place: Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut; Series: M637; Roll: 1; Page: 445; Image: 626; Family History Library Film: 0568141 - Census Facts: Name Solomon Rugg, Home in 1790 (City, County, State) Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over 1, Free White Persons - Females 3, Number of Household Members 4.

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Pair of Related Revolutionary War Documents - 1781

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