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    Republic of Texas soldier's discharge signed by Albert Sidney Johnston

    Albert Sidney Johnston Document Signed as Secretary of War Partially printed DS "A. Sidney Johnston", one page, 10.25" x 7.75", Houston, Jan. 5, 1839, although likely 1840 being that he served as Mirabeau Lamar's Secretary of War and Lamar was inaugurated President in December 1839. This document attests that "James M. Arnest, a private in captain Neils Company 1st Regiment... is hereby honorably discharged from the Army of the Republic of Texas". Johnston served in this capacity for less than a year. With wide margins and light even toning. Near fine condition.

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    December, 2007
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