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JOSEPH REED (1741 - 1785) Revolutionary statesman and soldier, signer of the Articles of Confederation, delegate to the Continental Congress, served briefly as an aide-de-camp to Washington, and played an important role in the Howe Peace Commission. War-date D.S. as President of Pennsylvania, 1p. 12mo., "In Council, Philadelphia", Apr. 1, 1779, an order to Treasurer David Rittenhouse that Col. John Bull be paid the sum of one thousand pounds. Endorsed on verso by JOHN BULL ordering that the sum be paid to WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, endorsed by Armstrong beneath. Very good.
Estimate $ 200-300

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