Rare Pair of Revolutionary War Documents relating to the same soldier in the Continental Army, Solomon Rugg
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  • Rare Pair of Revolutionary War Documents relating to the same soldier in the Continental Army, Solomon Rugg | 1) A hand written and signed certificate relating to the service of Solomon Rugg “as a soldier in the Connecticut Line of the Continental army in the fifth Connecticut Regiment in the year 1781 ten months & half” and 2) A partially printed and signed receipt dated October 2, 1782 providing “six pounds, nineteen shillings and two pence” to Solomon Rugg |   American Revolution – 1781 | The certificate also bears the names Gad Stanly and Elijah Hooker, verifying  a soldier’s military service.  Paired with a partially printed and written receipt of an order to pay the same soldier | Both dated 1780-82 | Condition: Very Fine to Extremely Fine Condition. The set of documents is rare given they relate to the same Continental army soldier.  Solomon Rugg (1735 – 1810) was part of the Deerfield group of Connecticut Soldiers joining the Continental Army – Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society (1860) v. 12 List and Returns Connecticut Men of the Revolution page 277 v 12; Solomon Rugg received 20 pounds bounty on April 2, 1781 to join the Connecticut Line of Continental Army – Collections of the Connecticut Historical Society (1860) v. 12 List and Returns Connecticut Men of the Revolution v 12 page 277; 1790 United States Federal Census, Census Place: Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut; Series: M637; Roll: 1; Page: 445; Image: 626; Family History Library Film: 0568141 – Census Facts: Name Solomon Rugg, Home in 1790 (City, County, State) Berlin, Hartford, Connecticut, Free White Persons – Males – 16 and over 1, Free White Persons – Females 3, Number of Household Members 4.

  • Date

    1781, 18th Century

    Kind

    Books, Maps, Documents and Manuscripts, Documents & Manuscripts

    Origin

    American

    Other

    Signed

    Subject

    American Revolutionary War

    Support

    Laid Paper

    Title

    Pair of Related Revolutionary War Documents – American Revolution – 1781