1 page, folio, some creasing and fading, matted and framed. A LAND GRANT TO ONE OF WASHINGTON'S AIDES-DE-CAMP. The grantee, Hodijah Baylies (1756-1843), joined the Continental Army straight after his graduation from Harvard, served as aide-de-camp to General Benjamin Lincoln (whose daughter he married), and took the Oath of Allegiance at Valley Forge during the desperate winter encampment. On 3 May 1782 he joined Washington's staff. After the war he was a probate judge in and a member of the Society of the Cincinnati. Here he receives a bounty of 100 acres under an act of Congress "regulating the grants of land appropriated for Military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen."" /> ADAMS, John. Engraved document signed ("John Adams"), as President, COUNTERSIGNED BY JOHN MARSHALL as Secretary of State, Washington, D.C., 17 September 1800. <I>1 page, folio, some creasing and fading, matted and framed</I>. A LAND GRANT TO ONE OF WASHINGTON'S AIDES-DE-CAMP. The grantee, Hodijah Baylies (1756-1843), joined the Continental Army straight after his graduation from Harvard, served as aide-de-camp to General Benjamin Lincoln (whose daughter he married), and took the Oath of Allegiance at Valley Forge during the desperate winter encampment. On 3 May 1782 he joined Washington's staff. After the war he was a probate judge in and a member of the Society of the Cincinnati. Here he receives a bounty of 100 acres under an act of Congress "regulating the grants of land appropriated for Military services, and for the society of the United Brethren for propagating the gospel among the heathen." | Christie's