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Irish-born sea captain (1745-1803) who commanded a number of American vessels during the Revolutionary War. Among other accomplishments, he successfully transported French gold across the Atlantic in order to fund the war effort, organized the crossing of the Delaware at Trenton in 1776, and forced a British surrender in the final naval engagement of the war. Revolutionary War partly-printed DS, signed “John Barry Cap't,” one page, 6.75 x 3. Certificate unissued : "I do hereby certify, That the Bearer, under my command, is entitled to whatever share or portion of prize-money may accrue him from service." In very good condition. Accompanied by an engraved portrait bearing a facsimile signature. Barry served as captain of the Lexington from December 1775 through October 1776, during which time he captured several private armed vessels. Matted and framed . With One Of A Kind Collectibles COA
John Barry printed prize-money certificate signed as CaptainJohn Barry printed prize-money certificate signed as Captain
John Barry printed prize-money certificate signed as Captain
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $750.00
Number Bids: 11
Auction closed on Thursday, December 17, 2020.

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