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    Revolutionary War General John Stark Autograph Document Signed, "John Stark B G", 7.25" x 3.25", Newport, Rhode Island, November 31, 1779. A military pass, the document reads, "Mr. March has leave to pass with his boat to Providence & to carry a piece of linen some tea, Two cases & a half of knives & forks & a small trunk." Uneven right edge, old tape bleed-through in four corners from early mounting. professionally matted and framed. Good condition.
    New Hampshire native John Stark (1728 - 1822) is credited with uttering what would one day be used for his state's motto - "Live Free or Die".

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