Badger, Capít William (Military)
Quartermaster General’s Office for Filing Form No.9 (Voucher to Abstract A.), The Unoted States Army; to George A. Eddy, from Captin William Badger, 6th Infantry (AA) for the sum of purchase at $81.94. A military docket from the United States Army at Fort Leavenworth, Kassas. 06/30/1883 - 8 x 10 1/2 written in both bulk and red ink on official Army Form No.9; with a three fold crease and lovely age-toning seen. A small tear at crease only out of field. Overall, fine/very fine condition.
"This unique and historic legal Voucher from the United States Military Army for a bill of goods dated, on the 30th of June, 1883.
Signed in Duplicate. Received at Fort Leavenworth, Kassas. "...one copy to be retained by the officer, one to be forwarded to the Quartermaster General with Abstract A.
The authority for making a purchase and a statement of the object and necessity for the same must accompany the voucher..."
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