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Jedediah Huntington, Revolutionary War General, Signed Pay Order 
12/6/2012 - American History: TIMED Auction - ends 12/17
Jedediah Huntington (1743-1818). General in the Continental Army. Noted for his actions at Bunker Hill and a founder of the Society of the Cincinnati. Manuscript pay order, 6.5" x 8.5", dated April 13, 1781 at the Pay Table Office, for 19p 4s to Major Amasa Mills. Signed J Huntington over the signatures of two committee members, and also signed by treasurer John Lawrence.

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