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Oliver Ellsworth (1)     $45.00
Oliver Ellsworth (1)
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Oliver Ellsworth signed check reproduction payable to Alexander King for his care of sick soldiers.  This check represents one of the earliest examples of government-supported health care of military personnel in the United States.  Alexander King was a well-known physician and delegate to the convention that ratified the United States Constitution.  King's home is a national landmark located at 232 South Main Street (Route 75), Suffield, Connecticut.  Alexander King voted against ratification of the U.S. Constitution.  A reproduction of the back of the check showing the signature of Alexander King comes with your order.  The home of Alexander King is maintained by the Suffield Historical Society.  The Georgina Colonial style home of Alexander King house was built in 1764.



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