1784 & 1793 Bond Papers Pvt. Jacob Kauffman - Revolutionary War - Pennsylvania
This document contains the signature of a Revolutionary War soldier.
These are two bond documents, one from 1784 and the other one from 1793, with one in English and one in German - between Jacob and Andrew Kauffman. Jacob Kauffman (1727-1812) was in debt and bound himself, his heirs, etc to his nephew Andrew Kauffman (1760-1845) first in 1784 and again in 1793. The first bond (In German) was paid and the signature and seal of Andrew Kauffman (Kaufmann, Coffman) was cut out in order to make the bond void or paid off.
The second bond is in English and again binds Jacob to Andrew. Jacob's signature is intact on this bond and Jacob was a Private in the 2nd Co. 4th Battalion of the LCM (Lancaster City Militia) in the American Revolutionary War from 1782 to 1783.