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    Revolutionary War Soldier Autograph Document Signed. One page, 8" x 13", March 9, 1796. In this application for a grant of land, former soldier John Michael writes: "I John Michael do on this 9th day of March 1796 apply to the Donation Land Office of Penna for the Donation Land to which I am entitled for my service as a...in the Penna Line of the late Army of the United States". Below Michael's handwriting is the following: "Received March 9th 1796 John Stewart James Trimble". The verso includes the following: "Application of John Michael Soldier for his Donation Land March 9th 1796". The document is in good condition with minor separations at the folds, some chips on the borders, and a wax stain at middle right. From the collection of Henry E. Luhrs.

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    October, 2007
    27th Saturday
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