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Captain Chickins of Redding and his son Warrups signed this request to the Connecticut General Assembly in 1749 with their unique symbols. Chickins’ land was being trespassed upon by English settlers and their animals, and they requested to trade…

As a signer of the Constitution and as first Secretary of the Treasury, Alexander Hamilton’s signature carried particular weight. A prolific writer, Hamilton constantly wrote letters, composing on a portable desk when he travelled. Some of his…
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