1793 President of the Continental Congress Thomas Mifflin Manuscript Document Signed as Governor of Pennsylvania
THOMAS MIFFLIN (1744-1800). Continental Congress President, American Continental Army Major General, 1st and 3rd American Revolution Quartermaster General, Member of the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly, Continental Congressman, Constitutional Convention Delegate of 1787, among the "Founding Fathers," Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives, President of the Pennsylvania Supreme Executive Council, and the First Governor of Pennsylvania.
April 8, 1793-Dated Federal Period, Manuscript Document Signed, "Tho Mifflin" as Governor of Pennsylvania, large 15.75" x 12.75", 1 page, on Vellum, Northampton County, Choice Very Fine. Mifflin grants Samuel C. Seely "a certain Tract of land called Buck Ridge... containing Four hundred and thirty seven Acres." Boldly and prominently Signed in the wide left margin by Governor Mifflin, and Countersigned at the conclusion by Deputy Secretary James Trimble. Retains its full large white Paper Seal affixed to the upper left. Docket on reverse. Typical storage folds, a prime example of a military Land Grant.