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    Zachary Taylor Document Signed "Z. Taylor, Maj/ Army". One page, 7" x 6", Fort Howard (Maryland), April 6, 1818. This is a handwritten "Requisition for Stationary wanted for the use of the Commanding Officer." "Old Rough and Ready", as Taylor was called, had a long forty year career with the U. S. Army before becoming the twelfth president. He gained recognition during the War of 1812 as a talented commander, receiving a promotion to major in 1812, six years before this requisition was issued. Age-toned with some chipping on top and bottom borders; also, a tape repair on verso along crease. The rare signature of Taylor is boldly written and fine.

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    October, 2008
    17th-18th Friday-Saturday
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