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    Patriot Benjamin Lincoln Partly-Printed Document Signed, "B. Lincoln Collr", countersigned by James Lovell, one page with verso docketing, 7.5" x 12", Boston, Massachusetts, August 3, 1792. A legal statement regarding the ownership of the schooner Elsa. Imprinted with an early American eagle and bearing two paper seals. Toned with tiny splits on smoothed folds. Very good condition.
    Benjamin Lincoln (1733-1810) was employed as port collector for Boston and Charleston after the American Revolution. He was formerly a general in the Continental Army and served as Secretary of War, 1781-1783.


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