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    Senator Albion Parris Autograph Letter Signed to Gen. Henry Dearborn. One page, 7.75" x 9.75", Washington City, January 7, 1817. Parris requests information for the pension of a private in the army. Contains some minor separations, though no text lost; boldly penned and in very good condition.

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    Parris was a Massachusetts' senator from 1815-1818; Dearborn had served as the fifth secretary of war from 1801-1809. In this letter, Parris requests that Dearborn "certify the time to which Samuel Morse, late a private in Capt. Davenport's company, was paid--It is necessary that such a certificate be produced for the purpose of showing when his pension should commence."

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