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Lot 126A

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Description: TOBIAS LEAR
(1762 - 1816) Private and military secretary to George Washington, also ransomed prisoners held by the Pasha of Tripoli. L.S. 1p. legal folio, "Department of War Accountants office", Apr. 30, 1816 to Paymaster Robert Brent informing him that "...Thomas Barker Captain 42 Infy, he has received a Credit for the following sums paid for the oppression &c of the Deserters named at foot - which you will be pleased to have stopt [sic] from their pay accordingly" Below, the names of the deserters have been added including "JOSEPH DALY", "WALTER LOCKMAN" and "JEDEDIAH WOOD". Top margin affixed to a card, usual folds, else very good.

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March 30, 2011 11:00 AM EDT

Stamford, CT, US

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