New York, 1815. unbound. 2 pages (front and back), 13 x 8 inches, signed "Ruggles Hubbard" as Sheriff of New York City -- an arrest warrant for two defendants to appear in Mayors Court, September 25, 1815, in part: "...I, Ruggles Hubbard, Sheriff of the City of New York, do hereby assign the within written Bail Bond to the use of the plaintiff (s), to be sued for _____, according to the form of the statute in that case made and provided..." Evenly toned with usual folds and a minimum of fraying at the borders; very good condition overall. New York City Sheriff and adventurer who joined his friend General Gregor McGregor's expedition in conquering Spanish Florida (June 29, 1817 - December 23, 1817), culminating in his appointment as Governor of Fernandina. His six-week reign came to an abrupt end after being overthrown by the notorious pirate Luis Aury, who claimed Florida in the name of Mexico.
(Inventory #: 267901)
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