July 2, 1776, Oliver Ellsworth signed paytable document, salt-petre for colony
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Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745 – November 26, 1807) was an American lawyer and politician, a revolutionary against British rule, a drafter of the United States Constitution, United States Senator from Connecticut, and the third Chief Justice of the United States. While at the Federal Convention, Ellsworth moved to strike the word National from the motion made by Edmund Randolph of Virginia. Randolph had moved successfully to call the government the National Government of United States. Ellsworth moved that the government should continue to be called the United States Government.
Comfort Wildman was born on 9 April 1740, in Ridgefield, CT. Father: Thomas Wildman - Mother: Grace (Wildman). He married Rachel Rockwell, daughter of John Rockwell and Elizabeth Keeler, on Thursday, 12 July 1764 in Danbury, CT. Comfort Wildman was a farmer. Comfort lived in Danbury, CT, at Miry Brook. Comfort and Rachel had seven children.2 Comfort Wildman died on 2 April 1782 at Miry Brook in Danbury, CT, at age 41. The cause of... read more