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Lane, D. N. (fl. 1781) [Discharge of Peter Delany]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00978 Author/Creator: Lane, D. N. (fl. 1781) Place Written: Verplanck's Point, New York Type: Autograph note signed Date: 24 June 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.7 x 19.2 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00978 Author/Creator: Lane, D. N. (fl. 1781) Place Written: Verplanck's Point, New York Type: Autograph note signed Date: 24 June 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 23.7 x 19.2 cm.

Written at Verplank's Point, near present-day Verplanck. Contains two notes; the first, signed by Lieutenant D. N. Lane is directed to General Knox, requesting Delany's discharge. The second note, written and signed 26 June 1781 by Samuel Shaw, grants Delany an honorable discharge. Shaw writes on order of General Knox.

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