Commission of William Brent, 1775-1848

Typewritten copy of the orginal document:

Commission of William Brent as Captain of the Cavalry,
First Legion of the Militia, District of Columbia, 1807

The original document was handed down in the family and last known to be in the possession of the Robert I. Brent family of Pensacola, Florida, where it hung, framed in glass, over the couch in the living room. The document is a copy typed in 1964 by William Lewis Brent, brother of Robert, and is in the possession of William's daughter, Tommie Brent.

26 June 2006 [home|brent]