A SCARCE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN FREE FRANK, WITH ACCOMPANYING DOCKETED INNER LETTERSHEET DATING THIS TO JULY 23, 1776 -- A CRUCIAL MONTH IN AMERICAN HISTORY. FRANKLIN WAS POSTMASTER GENERAL OF THE CONTINENTAL CONGRESS WHEN HE APPLIED THIS FRANKING SIGNATURE.
The content, which was an autograph letter signed by Benjamin Franklin, was removed by the current owner and sold separately. A color copy accompanies.
VERY FINE APPEARANCE. A RARE JOHN HANCOCK FREE FRANK AS PRESIDENT OF THE SECOND CONTINENTAL CONGRESS, WHICH WAS BRIEFLY CONVENED IN BALTIMORE.
After the retreat of the Continental army through New Jersey, Congress was apprehensive of an attack on Philadelphia and adjourned on December 12 to meet later in Baltimore, from December 20, 1776, to February 27, 1777. This cover was franked and sent during that time period.
VERY FINE EXAMPLE OF THE FAMOUS JOHN HANCOCK FREE FRANK.
Heath was named a Major General in the state troops in 1775, and was named a Major General in the Continental Army in August 1776, after participating in the defense of New York.
FRESH AND VERY FINE FREE FRANK FROM MARQUIS DE LAFAYETTE.
1781 saw Lafayette start his campaign in Virginia, which would end in the defeat of the British at Yorktown.
VERY FINE AND RARE FREE FRANK FROM REVOLUTIONARY WAR GENERAL AND FIRST SECRETARY OF WAR BENJAMIN LINCOLN.
The addressee, Lachlan McIntosh, was a Revolutionary War political and military leader. In 1777 he shot dead Declaration of Independence signer Button Gwinnett in a duel.
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