April 15th, 2014 First day of Passover April 15th, 2014 Father Damien Day April 15th, 2014 Tax Day April 16th, 2014 Emancipation Day April 17th, 2014 Maundy Thursday April 18th, 2014 Orthodox Good Friday April 18th, 2014 Good Friday April 19th, 2014 Holy Saturday April 19th, 2014 Orthodox Holy Saturday April 20th, 2014 Easter Sunday April 20th, 2014 Orthodox Easter April 21st, 2014 Patriot's Day April 21st, 2014 San Jacinto Day April 21st, 2014 Easter Monday April 21st, 2014 Orthodox Easter Monday 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 Primary Election Day Indiana May 6th, 2014 Yom HaAtzmaut May 8th, 2014 Truman Day May 8th, 2014 Time to Remember Lost Lives From World War II 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 International Day of Families May 15th, 2014 Peace Officers Memorial Day May 16th, 2014 National Defense Transportation Day
King George Ii, Ds. French & Indian Wars. New York. Military Commission, 1745 For Sale
Offered is a scarce, if not rare military commission signed by King George II, promoting Mynders Roseboon to the rank of "...Lieutenant of Our Independent Company of Foot doing Duty in Our Province of New York, in America, commanded by Our Trusty and Welbeloved Captain Hubert Marshall...." Dated November 30, 1745. This was the same year Fortress Louisbourg was taken, which was probably the single greatest feat of the Americans during King George's War, the third of the four French & Indian Wars. The document measures 13 1/2 x 10, printed vellum, blank on verso but for docket, and easy to read. Condition varies with the docketing panel on the verso browned and stained, but the document's face, while spotted here and there, is fairly clean. SEE SCANS, but please note the dark spots seen in one or two of the scans are not present on the document - the shady areas are due largely to the crinkling of the vellum. A quick look through Google shows there are a few papers relating to Roseboom (the Commission spells it "Roseboon" but the name apparently ends with an "m") among the many papers of Sir William Johnson, baronet, and in effect Superintendent of Indian Affairs. Most of his papers have been published. Roseboom, along with Marshall, is occasionally mentioned between 1748 and 1754. In any case, a most uncommon item - in over fifty years have seen only about four royally signed military commissions relating to America. At any rate, payment via Paypal, though other forms of payment are usually accepted.
This item has been shown 221 times.
King George Ii, Ds. French & Indian Wars. New York. Military Commission, 1745: $1,118