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    Posted 5 years ago

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    The badge was handed down through my family.
    It name inscribed on the top is James Latimer.

    The Latimer family served in the Continental Army during the Revolution, and were members of the Society of the Cincinnati.

    I've not been able to find any information on this but for the CW website-and that was almost 9 years ago.

    Throwing it out there again, hoping for some direction.

    Thanks for your help

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    1. PoliticalPinbacks PoliticalPinbacks, 5 years ago
      Great piece!!! hope it's well insured as it is VERY rare indeed.
      I'm sure you found some or most of this but I will continue to dig.
      He was born February 22, 1771, and died June 02, 1810.

      This page shows a bit more:

      This PDF tells more like He was a lieutenant colonel of militia during
      the Revolutionary War. He was a member of the council of safety for New Castle
      County in 1775 and
      for the state during the winter of 1776–77, when he provided aid to General George Washington’s army encamped on the Delaware River

      MORE here like > In 1787 he presided over Delaware's convention to ratify the U.S. Constitution. Latimer gained national prominence when Delaware became the first state to act on behalf of the document.

      Sons of Washington? working on that one
    2. blunderbuss2 blunderbuss2, 5 years ago
      Wow ! Our own chapter of
    3. wagerbadge, 5 years ago
      I actually have the same exact badge as you, except that on the top of mine George Wager is inscribed. Any info would greatly help. I can't find a single resource online about them. Are they truly that rare?
    4. als1328, 5 years ago
      Wagerbadge--yes, they are truly that rare.
      The Latimer family goes back to before the Revolutionary War.
      I would imagine George Wager's family did also-if you can research it.

      February 22 marks the birthday of George Washington.
      The Sons of Washington must have been rare, and also a short lived organization.
      I'd like to have it appraised by someone who has any idea it's origins.

      Thanks for the tips--keep them coming!!!

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