Jedediah Huntington (1743-1818) Revolutionary War General, politician. Huntington led the 20th Regiment of Connecticut Militia against the enemy at Long Island, King’s Bridge, Northcastle, and Sidmun’s Bridge. He was commissioned a brigadier general in the Continental Army in 1777, upon the explicit wish of General George Washington. After the war he served as treasurer of the State of Connecticut, and was chosen to be a delegate at Connecticut’s convention to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
4 ¼” x 7 ¼” partially printed document signed, Connecticut, August 4, 1789. The document is a certification that “…Capt Jon. Johnson has lodged…2 Army Notes due June 1, 1785….”