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Barry, John (1745-1803) [Certificate for distribution of naval prize money]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02297.07 Author/Creator: Barry, John (1745-1803) Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document signed Date: circa 1776-1803 Pagination: 1 p. ; 13 x 20 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed as a captain in the navy. Blank document certifying that the bearer, aboard a ship under Barry's command, is entitled to a portion of the prize-money (from ships seized). Penciled in notes indicate the document's connection to the navy and the rarity of Barry's autograph.

People: Barry, John, 1745-1803

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: War of 1812Revolutionary WarNavyMilitary HistoryPrivateeringGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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