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    Edward Burleson receives payment for his service as vice president of the Republic

    Treasury Warrant for Payment to Edward Burleson for his service as vice president. 6.25" x 3.6", Washington; April 3, 1844. A warrant issued to Burleson in the amount of $90.00 "for compensation of Vice President." Edward Burleson, a veteran of the Texas Revolution who participated in most of the battles, was the third Vice President and served under Sam Houston from 1841-1844. Endorsed on the verso by Charles Mason stating that Burleson had authorized his attorney to receive the payment. Holographic cancellation vertically across the front. From the Robert E. Davis Collection.

    Condition: Gently toned, with light dampstaining affecting the endorsement on verso. A few patches of adhesive residue on verso, and unevenly trimmed.


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    March, 2017
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