Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


April 22nd, 2014
Earth Day

April 22nd, 2014
Oklahoma Day

April 22nd, 2014
Last day of Passover

April 23rd, 2014
Administrative Professionals Day

April 23rd, 2014
World Book and Copyright Day

April 25th, 2014
World Malaria Day

April 25th, 2014
Arbor Day

April 26th, 2014
World Intellectual Property Day

April 27th, 2014
Yom HaShoah

April 28th, 2014
Confederate Memorial Day

April 28th, 2014
World Day for Safety and Health at Work

April 29th, 2014
Day to Remember Chemical Warfare Victims

May 1st, 2014
Law Day

May 1st, 2014
National Day of Prayer

May 1st, 2014
Loyalty Day

May 3rd, 2014
World Press Freedom Day

May 4th, 2014
Rhode Island Independence Day

May 5th, 2014
Cinco de Mayo

May 6th, 2014
Yom HaAtzmaut

May 6th, 2014
Primary Election Day Indiana

May 8th, 2014
Time to Remember Lost Lives From World War II

May 8th, 2014
Truman Day

May 9th, 2014
'Confederate Memorial Day' observed

May 10th, 2014
Confederate Memorial Day

May 11th, 2014
Mother's Day

May 13th, 2014
Primary Election Day West Virginia

May 14th, 2014
World Migratory Bird Day

May 15th, 2014
Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15th, 2014
International Day of Families

May 16th, 2014
National Defense Transportation Day

May 17th, 2014
World Information Society Day

May 17th, 2014
Armed Forces Day

May 18th, 2014
Lag B'Omer

May 21st, 2014
World Day for Cultural Diversity

May 22nd, 2014
World Biological Diversity Day

May 22nd, 2014
National Maritime Day

 



Search:

1766, Josias Lyndon, Colonial Governor Of Rhode Island, Signed Arrest Warrant For Sale

1766, Josias Lyndon, Colonial Governor Of Rhode Island, Signed Arrest Warrant

This is a wonderful, original document dated 1766, where Josias Lyndon has written and signed a document regarding Frederick Hambleton of Newport, who has filed a case against Hail Turner, Innholder of Bristol....signed by Josias Lyndon on front Document is 8x11, age toning, paper faults, else in overall fair condition..

Josias Lyndon (March 10, 1704 – March 30, 1778) was a governor of the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, serving for a single one-year term. He was the son of Samuel and Priscilla (Tompkins) Lyndon of Newport, the grandson of Josias Lyndon of Newport, and the great grandson of Augustin Lyndon, a shipwright in Boston in the Massachusetts Bay Colony.Lyndon married in 1727 Mary Carr, the daughter of Edward and Hannah (Stanton) Carr, and granddaughter of Governor Caleb Carr. The couple had no children.

In 1728 Lyndon was made a freeman of Newport, and having been educated in the Newport Grammar School, he became a scrivener (scribe) and went to work the same year as the Clerk of the Assembly, which he continued uninterrupted for nearly four decades until 1767. After serving a term as governor, he resumed this position again from 1770 until 1777, just before his death. As the recorder of colonial affairs, he became familiar with virtually every piece of legislation and every official manuscript written over a period of nearly half a century.At the time of Lyndon's election to governor in 1768, there was a lot of bitter acrimony between one camp led by Samuel Ward and the other camp led by Stephen Hopkins, both of whom had already served multiple terms as governor. Lyndon was elected almost unanimously as a peace and compromise candidate.

Most of Lyndon's year as governor was spent in correspondence with a representative of the King of England, expressing concerns of the colony over the unjust taxation brought about by the Stamp Act.Fifteen letters from the Colonial Secretary, Hillsborough, in London, and as many replies by Lyndon concerning the constitutional rights of the colony were the main business of this administration.The only act of importance during Lyndon's term was the valuation of the Rhode Island colony, an amount that came to a little more than two million pounds.

When war with Britain came to the colonies and Newport was occupied, Lyndon found safety in Warren, Rhode Island where he died of smallpox in 1778.

Please view the other historical and Civil War related documents I'll be listing this week.SEE SCAN.I now accept PAYPAL but PREFER other forms of traditional paper payment. Buyer pays shipping(usually FREE within the US and $12 for International),payment must be received within 5 days.


1766, Josias Lyndon, Colonial Governor Of Rhode Island, Signed Arrest Warrant

This item has been shown 140 times.

Buy Now

1766, Josias Lyndon, Colonial Governor Of Rhode Island, Signed Arrest Warrant:
$51




Child Girl Evangelist Lillian Powell Signed Rppc - 1920s 1930s - Verdi Accordion picture
Child Girl Evangelist Lillian Powell Signed Rppc - 1920s 1930s - Verdi Accordion


Tina Towner Pender Signed Autograph Jfk Assassination Witness Ex Rare Coa Look picture
Tina Towner Pender Signed Autograph Jfk Assassination Witness Ex Rare Coa Look


Book - Unsolved Mysteries Of The Arctic Signed By Vilhjalmur Stefansson - 1939 picture
Book - Unsolved Mysteries Of The Arctic Signed By Vilhjalmur Stefansson - 1939


Autograph: Private James M. Dalzell, Signed Handwritten Civil War Poem picture
Autograph: Private James M. Dalzell, Signed Handwritten Civil War Poem


6 Gun Territory, Flyer, Cole Younger Autograph, Cowboy Actor picture
6 Gun Territory, Flyer, Cole Younger Autograph, Cowboy Actor


Autograph: O.o. Mcintyre, Newspaper Columnist, Author, Signed Note picture
Autograph: O.o. Mcintyre, Newspaper Columnist, Author, Signed Note


Autograph: William Adams Richardson, U.s. Treasury Secretary, Signed Letter picture
Autograph: William Adams Richardson, U.s. Treasury Secretary, Signed Letter


India Agg Kathiawar Crested Signed Letter & Maharaja Gondal Signed Reply picture
India Agg Kathiawar Crested Signed Letter & Maharaja Gondal Signed Reply


Duke Of Wellington Letter And Signature picture
Duke Of Wellington Letter And Signature


President Theodore Roosevelt 8 1/2 X 11 Reprint Vintage Photo W/signature picture
President Theodore Roosevelt 8 1/2 X 11 Reprint Vintage Photo W/signature