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    Peter S. Du Ponceau, three partly-printed Documents Signed twice. "JM DuPonceau" One page each, 8" x 13", Philadelphia, July 16, 1808 being powers of attorney granted to Philadelphia schoolteacher, John Mackey who also signs each document. The French-born Du Ponceau (1760-1844) came to America at the age of seventeen as the private secretary to Baron von Steuben and acted as his aide-de-camp to 1779. Following the war he became a successful attorney representing the interests of Stephen Girard. Usual folds, some marginal losses and tears, else very good. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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