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    Henry Laurens Signed Military Appointment, Signed By Alexander Hamilton on Verso. Partly-printed document, one page, 11.25" x 7.5", January 1, 1778. Document appoints John Brown "a Lieutenant in Col. Sheldon's Regt. of Light Dragoons." A notice of discharge on verso is signed by Hamilton as aide-de-camp: "Lieut Brown has the Commander in Chief's permission to resign his rank in the army of the United Sates and is hereby discharged from the service. By His Excellency's Command, Alex. Hamilton, Aide-de-Camp. Head Quarters New Windsor June 22, 1779." Laurens signs as President of the Continental Congress; and countersigned by Charles Thomson as Secretary. Heavy wear and folds, with a complete separation at center vertical fold. A few bits of paper loss occurring at margins and at three points in the middle of the document where folds meet.

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