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    Early Frontiersman George Rogers Clark Signed Document Older brother of William Clark of Lewis & Clark fame, George Rogers Clark was a Revolutionary War general and hero who conquered the old Northwest. Born near Charlottesville, Virginia in 1852, died at Locust Grove, near Louisville, Kentucky in 1818. He prevented the British from establishing control over the country west of the Allegheny Mountains. Offered here is a document signed twice, "G. R. Clark," (front and back), one page - both sides, 6.25" x 8.5", dated September 21, 1781 at the Falls of the Ohio. Document certifies a sum owed to a carpenter "on the Western expedition under the command of Brigadier General George Rogers Clark." Signed at the bottom by Clark and then again on the reverse. Also signed by Major George Walls, deputy quartermaster general. In very good condition, with document text light but legible, signatures dark, scattered light soiling and toning and several notations. Lot includes early steel engraving after a J. W. Jarvis painting with a facsimile signature beneath. Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
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