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John Bayard was elected to the convention of Pennsylvania in July 1774, and re-elected in 1775. This group was originally the revolutionary counter to the official assembly, but eventually replaced it as the legislature for the new government. When regiments were raised for the defense of Philadelphia in 1775, John became Colonel of the second regiment. In 1776, when the convention had become a constitutional assembly, he was named to the Committee of Safety. In March 1777, he became a member of the state's Board of War, and the Speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly, and was re-elected in 1778. Document Signed “John Bayand” as speaker of the Pennsylvania Assembly, on 8-1/2” x 7” partially printed document, April 5th, 1779, approving expenditures for John Allison.
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Revolutionary War Officer

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Minimum Bid: $50.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $72.60
Estimate: $100 - $200
Auction closed on Thursday, June 1, 2017.

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