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REAR ADMIRAL SAMUEL L. BREESES - RECEIPT SIGNED 05/28/1859 - HFSID 321743

The Rear Admiral signs a receipt for a check of $287.47 Receipt signed: "Sam L. Breeses", in black ink, 8¼x2¾. May 28, 1859. United States Navy Yard, New York.

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SAMUEL L. BREESES
The Rear Admiral signs a receipt for a check of $287.47
Receipt signed: "Sam L. Breeses", in black ink, 8¼x2¾. May 28, 1859. United States Navy Yard, New York. Receipt for a check from the Purser United States Navy for two hundred eighty seven dollars and forty seven cents. Samuel L. Breeses (1794-1870) served in the United States Navy in the early 1800's, being appointed midshipman in 1810. In 1812, he served at the Battle of Lake Champlain, receiving a gallant conduct and an honorary sword with thanks from the US Congress. In 1856, he commanded the Mediterranean Squadron, and after served as commandant of the Brooklyn Navy Yard.He was commissioned as a Lieutenant in 1816, a Captain in 1841, and retired a Rear Admiral in 1862. Corners slightly worn. Light surface creases. Bottom and left edge frayed. Fine condition.

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