• Connecticut Patriot, Commissary Hubbard Certifies Payment For Revolutionary War Troop Supplies In 1781

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    ELIJAH HUBBARD (1745-1808) was a lawyer and merchant in Middletown and New London, CT.  As a Patriot in the Revolutionary War for Connecticut, he rose to the rank of Commissary and Superintendent of stores for the army.  For 28 years, he was a member of the General Assembly and president of the Middletown Bank for a number of years.


    One-page, 7 x 9 ¼, Revolutionary WAR-DATE, ADS, by Hubbard, “This may certify…it is the opinion of the Subscriber that Mr. Wm Little [provided]…refreshments for the Connecticut troops, ought to be allowed sum on the amount of the clothing and refreshments he has rec’d…in the settlement of this acct with the state…imported by land…under various disadvantages…in the open field…Elijah Hubbard, Commissry, Hartford, 15th Febr 1781”


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