November 19, 2020 10:00 AM EST Cincinnati


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Anthony Wayne Warrant of Payment Signed, 1793

Wayne, Anthony (1745-1796). Document signed "Anty Wayne", as major general, to John G. Herron. April 28, 1793. 1p, 8 x 13 in., matted and framed to 27.5 x 23.5 in. 

A duplicate pay warrant directed to John G. Herron, for $21.33 for hospital supplies provided by him to soldiers. A note below acknowledges the receipt of payment signed by Herron. Written during the Northwest Indian War when Wayne was ordered by President Washington to organize and train the army regulars after the embarrassing St. Clair's Defeat in 1791. Wayne led troops through western Ohio Country to several decisive victories, established Fort Wayne as a symbol of US sovereignty, and forced large secessions of Indian territory from the defeated Indian tribes in the 1795 Treaty of Greenville. 

Estimate: $500 - $700
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium
$1,000
11/19/2020

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