Jonathan Trumbull was a Governor of the Colony of Connecticut. This letter from 1782 requests payment for Chaplain Horn, who served in Brigadier General David Waterbury's Brigade.
State of Connecticut
By the Governor
To the Committee of Pay-Tables at Hartford
Please to draw bonds on the Treasury in favors of the Rev. John Horn, Chaplain to B. General Waterbury's Brigade, for his pay - via one month and twnty days pay, on the pay table, payable 1st March cash and another fo three montsh pay, on the half crown. Tax payable 1st December last and charge the some to him - By Requst of the Governor and Countil of Safety - Given at Hartford 16th Feby 1782