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Fannin, James W. (1804-1836) Receipt for transporting 100 men and provisions

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01167 Author/Creator: Fannin, James W. (1804-1836) Place Written: Quinlan, Texas Type: Document signed Date: 22 January 1836 Pagination: 1 p. + docket 13 x 19 cm

Signed as colonel of artillery and inspector general of Texas Republic troops.

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