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    Francis Marion, "The Swamp Fox": A Rare War-Date Document Signed. Document Signed, 1 oblong page, 7.5" by 6.5", no place [South Carolina], January, 1782. In Fine condition; tipped to a larger sheet. With a handsome steel engraving of the General. Here the brilliant partisan, still campaigning against the British despite Cornwallis' surrender -- the fighting wouldn't cease in South Carolina until the British evacuated Charlestown in December 1782 -- certifies a receipt for provisions for his Dragoons. In part: "This is to certify that Mr. William Richardson furnished at his plantation for the use of a party of Dragoons... forty bushels of potatoes, three thousand twenty-four sheaves of rice, and seventy one bushels of corn." A rare and desirable autograph. From the Henry E. Luhrs Collection. Accompanied by LOA from PSA/DNA.

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    February, 2006
    20th-21st Monday-Tuesday
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