Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Virginia (1726-1791) who was the father of President William Henry Harrison and great-grandfather of President Benjamin Harrison. Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed “Benj. Harrison,” one page, 6 x 4.25, April 26, 1783. Military land grant, in full: "I do certify that Lawrence Lot Williamson is entitled to the proportion of land allowed a Private of the State line for three years Service." Signed at the conclusion by Benjamin Harrison and countersigned by Thomas Meriwether. In fine condition. From the Collection of Dr. Lawrence E. Miller.
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