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Document Signed by Alexander Graydon March 25, 1795.

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In a special session held in Dauphin County at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, before Justices Martin Weaver, Jonathan McClun and Alex. Berryhill, two men, Andrew Young and Nicholas Albertdale, were appointed as “overseers for the poor.”

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Graydon, Alexander. Document Signed “Alexander Graydon,” March 25, 1795. In a special session held in Dauphin County at Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, before Justices Martin Weaver, Jonathan McClun and Alex. Berryhill, two men, Andrew Young and Nicholas Albertdale, were appointed as “overseers for the poor.” This partially printed document has the blind-stamped official seal with the manuscript addition of names. 4 ½ in x 8 in, old fold lines, darkened laid paper, slight edgewear. Alexander Graydon (1752 – 1818) was an American Revolutionary War veteran, who participated in the Lake George Campaign as a commissioned Captain, with Gen. Philip Schuyler, and after in Battle of Harlem Heights, where he was taken prisoner. Graydon finished his legal studies in Reading, rather than Philadelphia. He served as a delegate to the Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention. He signed this document as prothonotary, a post he held in Harrisburg from 1785 – 1799.