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    Texas War of Independence Pay Voucher, 1836. One page, 7.5" x 4.25" Columbia, Texas, November 4, 1836. Light overall age-toning; some bleedthrough of ink from verso. Fine.

    Pre-printed document has been accomplished in an unknown hand and signed by George Washington Poe, paymaster. Endorsed to Charles String in the amount of $24 for three months' service in the "Texas Army", and signed by Strong's attorney on verso. Poe was named acting paymaster general on October 12, 1836, and charged with establishing a pay department for the Army of the Republic of Texas, which he based on that of the United States Army.


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