Appointment of Nathan Fisher, Esq, as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment

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Title

Appointment of Nathan Fisher, Esq, as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment

Subject

Local history--Westborough (Mass.)
Westborough (Mass.)--Social life and customs

Description

Appointment of Nathan Fisher, Esq, as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment, signed by Governor John Hancock. Nathan Fisher eventually became Westborough’s first postmaster on March 6, 1811 and was the original owner of the “Nathan Fisher House,” which is now occupied by the Release Well-Being Center (2019). The document is signed by John Hancock with the same flourish he used to sign the Declaration of Independence.

Creator

Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Date

10/16/1787

Identifier

LH.013.OS.27

Coverage

Massachusetts > Worcester (county) > Westborough

Language

English

Rights

No known copyright restrictions. No known restrictions on use.

Citation

Commonwealth of Massachusetts, “Appointment of Nathan Fisher, Esq, as a Lieutenant Colonel in the Second Regiment,” The Westborough Digital Repository, accessed July 15, 2020, https://westboroughdigitalrepository.omeka.net/items/show/564.

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