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    [George Washington]. Period Fair Copy of a Washington Letter. One page, 7.75" x 12.75", not in the hand of our first president, but copied in the same period from a letter dated November 18, 1776, detailing the payment of servicemen, in which Washington states, "You must inform their Officers, that they should be very particular in not charging for a longer time than the Men were in actual service, and the Abstracts should be countersigned by their Brigadier or Coll, Commandants." Mounted on grey, heavy groundwood paper beside a typed transcription of the letter.

    Condition: Smooth folds, eleven small tears around all edges, slight ink fading, marked foxing and staining.


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    November, 2015
    4th-5th Wednesday-Thursday
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