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    William H. Harrison Manuscript Document Signed "Wm. H. Harrison/A.d.C," one page, 5.75" x 3.75". Greenvill[e], July 7, 1794. In full, "Return for Whiskey for the Barge Crew for 2 Days Commencing the 7th and Eanden the 8th of July Enclusive" for six Men and one Woman, for two days for a total of 14 Rations. Harrison has signed beneath his order to the Quarter Master to "Issue forteen Rations of Whiskey on the above return." Receipt on verso for "seven gills of Whiskey." Note: four gills = one pint. Harrison became Aide-de-Camp to General "Mad Anthony" Wayne in 1793 and fought in the Indian wars. On August 20, 1794, just six weeks after he signed this order, 20-year-old William Henry Harrison fought under Gen. Wayne in the historic Battle of Fallen Timbers against a confederacy of Indian tribes. The U.S. Army was victorious and Wayne negotiated the 1795 Treaty of Greenville by which the United States secured control of the Northwest Territory. He also cited Harrison for bravery. Pencil notes in lower blank area. Lightly soiled. Fine condition. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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