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REVOLUTIONARY WAR WIDOW''S PENSION
Manuscript document, 1p. 4to., [Maine, n.d.], from Hannah Murphy to Maine land agent Noah Barker, confirming that her husband, George Murphy, served as a private during the Revolutionary War, and that, as his widow, she received a certificate entitling her to a pension from the United States War Department, the text of which is copied at bottom. Shows extensive folds and several chips and tears, else very good. Also present is a partly-printed D.S., 1p. 4to., Washington, D.C., Aug. 9, 1904, issued by the Bureau of Pensions of the Department of the Interior, answering a request for information on the military service of Revolutionary War soldier Jonathan Willard, and listing his dates of service, his rank, his commanding officers, and his date of application for a pension. Signed at the conclusion by a commissioner, shows folds with a spot of spoiling, else very good.

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April 18, 2018 10:00 AM EDT
Elkton, MD, US

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