DESCRIPTION: John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg signed document regarding a shipment of fifty-eight gallons of Bordeaux wine to Philadelphia. Dated September 5, 1804 and countersigned by an inspector. John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg (October 1, 1746 – October 1, 1807) was an American clergyman, Continental Army Brigadier General during the American Revolutionary War, and political figure in the newly independent United States. He served under Von Steuben and aided in the assaults on Stony Point and Yorktown. A Lutheran minister, he served in the United States House of Representatives and United States Senate from Pennsylvania. MEASUREMENTS: 10-1/4" x 4". CONDITION: Wear to edges consistent with handling. Discoloration and toning.