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      Sale 2333 | Lot 145
      Price Realized: $11,875With Buyer's Premium
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      • Sale 2333 Lot 145

        WASHINGTON, GEORGE. Partly-printed vellum Document Signed, "G:Washington," as President, military commission appointing John H. Buell Major in the Second Sub-Legion. Countersigned by Secretary of War Henry Knox. 13 1/2x15 inches; mounted at all edges to board trimmed to size, minor loss to upper left corner, moderate cockling, minor scattered abrasions and staining, folds, minor fading to Knox signature, loss to edges of seal; matted and framed. Philadelphia, 19 March 1793

        Estimate $10,000 - 15,000

        John Hutchinson Buell (1753-1813) entered the army in 1775 and achieved the rank of major, resigning from the army after his engagement at the Battle of Fallen Timbers in 1794; he was a member of the Society of the Cincinnati (see lot 26).


        Price Realized (with Buyer's Premium) $11,875

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