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    Revolutionary Broadside Requisitioning Uniforms. 7 1/2" x 12 1/4" broadside from Watertown (New York). Reads in part "In Obedience to the Order of Congress we have proportioned Thirteen Thousand Coats on all the Towns and Districts in this Colony"...." A large number of Shirts, Stockings and Summer Breeches are wanted immediately for the us of the Army, you are therefore earnestly requested, as you value the lives and Health of your Countrymen, to furnish this committee as soon as possible....". The broadside is dated July 8, 1775, and signed in type by David Cheever, Chairman. A fine Revolutionary War piece.

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    Auction Dates
    February, 2020
    22nd-23rd Saturday-Sunday
    Bids + Registered Phone Bidders: 24
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