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War-date Manuscript Document Signed “Joel Willis” 1pp. oblong octavo, March 24, 1777, stating that he has received mone issued by Col. Persifor Frazer for “Accomadations for a party of men sent after a Deserter March 1776.” Very good condition. Persifor Frazer (1736-1792) Frazer became a leading regional political figure resisting the growing British power in the colonies. During the American Revolutionary War, in early 1776, he was elected as the captain of Company A, Fourth Pennsylvania Battalion and later was promoted to Lieutenant colonel of the Fifth Pennsylvania Line, both under "Mad Anthony" Wayne. Frazer was captured at the Battle of Brandywine and held as a prisoner of war in the Walnut Street prison in Philadelphia until his parole. He was later appointed as a brigadier general in the Pennsylvania militia.
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1776 Chasing a Deserter

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Minimum Bid: $150.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $181.50
Estimate: $300 - $500
Auction closed on Thursday, December 7, 2017.
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