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    Stephen F. Austin Signed Texian Loan Document printed by Benjamin Levy at New Orleans, 7.75" x 9" (sight), ornate borders, completed in manuscript. In part: "Texian Loan... Received of Robert Triplett Thirty-Two Dollars the First Instalment [sic] on a Loan of Three Hundred and Twenty Dollars, made by him this day to the Government of Texas..." The Provisional Government issued these certificates to raise funds for the Revolution. They were redeemable for land at fifty cents per acre. First printing, printed date of January 11, 1836, which is the earliest date for any of the known Texian Loan Certificates. Signing as Commissioners on the Part of Texas are Austin, along with Branch Tanner Archer, and William H. Wharton. Robert Triplett was an authorized agent for Texas in the U.S. as well as one of the prime movers and contributors to the Texian cause. With triangular cut cancel at center, well away from the signatures. Mildly toned, attractively framed to an overall size of 15" x 17".




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