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    Very Rare Mexican War US Army Recruiting Broadside Dated 1847. The only regular establishment recruiting broadside from this period we've ever seen. 17" X 21" with "United States Army" and eagle masthead. "Recruiting Service / Wanted for the United States Army, Able Bodied Men, between the ages of 18 and 35, being above 5 feet 3 inches high, of good character......the period of their enlistment, viz: "during the war with Mexico" or five years, as the recruit may elect"
    Lists pay scales with separate scale for Dragoons and Riflemen "when mounted". Issued by "James Keenan, 11th Infantry, Recruiting Officer." and printed at "The Republican Office Greensburgh, Pa." Excellent sound condition with just some tiny holes along a horizontal and vertical folds with no loss of text. Nicely mounted in a period frame. Very impressive and a very rare broadside. This lot requires 3rd party shipping.


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    June, 2011
    25th Saturday
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