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    William Heath Document Signed. One page, 9.75" x 8", Boston, Massachusetts; May 27, 1777. Warrant sent to the Deputy Paymaster General of the Continental Army, Ebenezer Hancock, the younger brother of John Hancock. Major General William Heath requests payment for a Captain John Reed. The document reads in part: "Pay Capt. John Reed Ninety two Dollars in full of the written Amount for inlisting [sic] Sixtynine Men into Col. Aldens Regiment, it being allowed as a premium to the recruiting officers..." Signed, "W. Heath. MG." The verso of this document contains signatures from Captain John Reed and Colonel Ichabod Alden. That document reads in part: "To Inlisting [sic] Sixtynine men for the Continental Service in the Battalion Commanded by Ichabod Alden..."

    Condition: Smoothed mailing folds. Some toning from age with 1" closed tear to bottom right crease. Four stains extending to verso.


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