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    Unusual Revolutionary War Soldier's Widow's Pension Document Partially printed, and signed by William L. Marcy, President James K. Polk's Secretary of War, in 1848 (some 65 years after the war's conclusion!). We have seen other similar documents for later conflicts, but this is the first Revolutionary War example we have encountered. Fine condition, with original seal attached. The veteran, Charles Robinson, according to an old notation on reverse of the frame, came from "an old Maryland Eastern Shore family." As framed 8" x 10". Accompanied by COA from PSA/DNA.

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    April, 2005
    13th Wednesday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 12
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