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#435 - Oliver Hazard Perry

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Desirable 1815 USS Java pay order

American military officer (1785–1819) who served in the War of 1812 and earned the title ‘Hero of Lake Erie’ for leading American forces in a decisive naval victory at the Battle of Lake Erie. ADS, signed “O. H. Perry,” one page, 7.75 x 5.75, July 22, 1815. Pay order submitted to Edward Fitzgerald on the USS Java. In full: “Please pay Mr. John H. Barney or order one hundred and nineteen dollars & eighty eight cents on account.” Affixed to a slightly larger sheet. In very good condition, with intersecting folds, scattered soiling, show-through from docketing and a large stray ink blot to reverse, and some chipping, small tears, and paper loss to edges. Pre-certified PSA/DNA.

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