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    "Mad Anthony" Wayne Partly Printed Document Signed Signed, "Anthony Wayne," as Brigadier General, one page, 7.75" x 2". Trenton, January 24, 1781. In full: "This is to certify that the Bearer John Bryan having served in the 7th Regiment of Pennsylvania during the Term of his Enlistment, is now discharged the Service of the United States of America." Above signature is noted: "five days rations". Notes on verso indicate there were two days rations for Colonel Neilson in Voucher. During the Revolutionary War, General "Mad Anthony" Wayne distinguished himself at Germantown, Monmouth, Stony Point and Yorkstown. In 1794, Major General Wayne decisively defeated the Indians at the Battle of Fallen Timbers and negotiated an Indian treaty in 1795. Browned and stained. Separated at fold between first and last names, just touching "W" but repaired on verso with clear conservator's tape and the document is now encapsulated. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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