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    New York Patriot Alexander McDougall Partly-Printed Document Signed, "Alex McDougall", two pages, 7" x 11", New York City, July 24, 1760. McDougall here signs as witness to a £500 bond placed with the crown by the schooner Charming Polly prior to her voyage up the coast. Manuscript portions of the document somewhat faded, else fine condition.
    Alexander McDougall (1732-1786) was a New York merchant who became increasingly angry over Britain's financial pressures on the colonists. A radical pamphleteer, he embraced the patriot cause and rose to become a Continental Major General during the American Revolution.


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    October, 2007
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