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#20 - Zachary Taylor

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Early military requisition from Fort Howard

Manuscript DS, signed “Z. Taylor, Maj Comg,” one page, 7 x 4.5, December 18, 1817. Taylor approves a request for ten quires of writing paper, one ink stand, and fifty quills. In part: “The Q Master will furnish the paper inkstand and quills agreeable to the above requisition.” In fine condition, with a horizontal fold passing through the very top of the signature, some show-through from docketing to reverse, and trimmed edges. After distinguishing himself in the War of 1812, Taylor was given command of Fort Howard from 1817 to 1819. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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