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Scope & Content Military commission making Stephen Medbury (Medbery) a captain in the 59th regiment of the New York Infantry on March 29th, 1814. John Prior is listed as Lt. colonel of the 59th regiment, The commission is signed by Daniel D. Tompkins, Governor of New York, and J. Rutsen Van Renfselear, as Secretary. An impressed seal as on the lower left bearing the word "Justice" and an eagle.

Frame: 10 1/4 X 16 3/4; narrow frame, painted black.
Catalog Number 1966.035.0003
Object Name Commission
Physical characteristics
Date March 29, 1814
Dates of Accumulation
Dates of Creation March 29, 1814