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    [Revolutionary War] Broadside of the Connecticut General Assembly. One page, 8" x 12.5", Hartford, May, 1781, regarding the "raising [of] Supplies for the Use of this State and the Continental Army..." This will be done by raising "good merchantable Beef Cattle", taxing the polls, to be paid in silver or gold, or in the lack of metals, "Wheat flour...Rye...Indian corn...Oats...Beef...Pork, well fatted..," the delivery of no more than "fifty hogsheads" of "West-India and New-England rum...," the immediate sale of "confiscated estates," et al. Staining and even toning. Folds have deteriorated to the point of separation which has been archivally repaired.

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    Auction Dates
    December, 2011
    8th-9th Thursday-Friday
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