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REVOLUTIONARY WAR


REVOLUTIONARY WAR DOCUMENTS 
BEARING THE DESIRABLE “1776” DATE

ADS, oblong 8vo, being an order signed by one Wm. Pettin, clerk of the Revolutionary Council, ordering John Lawrence, Treasurer, to pay out of the 11556.jpg (190632 bytes) Treasury to ENSN. Zebulon Bidwell four pounds, five shillings and ten pence for “boarding and nursing James Gordon a transient person which account was allowed in council. New Haven, Nov. 2d, 1776. Choice.. ..........[11556]...$295.00

THE PROVISIONAL / REVOLUTIONARY GOVERNMENT OF CONNECTICUT ISSUES RATIONS.

11557.jpg (205982 bytes)On May 10, 1776 the Continental Congress passed a Resolution authorizing each of the colonies to form a provisional government. Order dated May 14, 1776 for a cask of flour issued by Capt. Jeremiah Wadsworth to Abraham Petibone which Petibone acknowledged receiving on June 26, 1776. Wadsworth later became Commissary General of the Continental Army during the Revolution.. ......[11557]............$495.00

 

QUAINT 1780 REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA
ENGLISH DOCUMENT - RELEASE OF LEGACY, COUNTY OF CHESTER (INHABITED BY BRITONS & ROMANS FROM 61 A.D.)

(REVOLUTIONARY WAR) (GEORGE III) Legal Document, 2pp., recto & verso, 12” x 19.25”, rag paper, darkly penned, signed and sealed with red wax seal on verso, being a Release and Confession of Legacy upon reaching his majority by one George Richardson which he inherited from his Grandfather, the Reverend James Richardson, late Rector of Tilston, in the County of Chester, deceased. The Legatee releases the Executors of the estate “...I do hereby further remise, release, discharge and exonerate...her, his & their lands, tenements,, goods and chattels - respectively of and from all and all manner of action and actions, suit and suits, cause and causes of actions and suits, debts, dues, duties and demands whatsoever for any matter, cause or thing whatsoever from the beginning of the world to the day of the date hereof...” Beautifully and darkly penned. In fine condition. Unusual type legal document. Quaint. Fine. ...[11783].++. $150.00

5809.jpg (218147 bytes)ATTRACTIVE LaFAYETTE ALS

LaFAYETTE, GILBERT du MOTIER de (1757-1834). French statesman. Revolutionary War hero; Maj. Gen. in Continental Army; intimate of Washington; instrumental in Cornwallis' defeat; advocated American cause in France. ALS, 8vo, n.p., n.d., in French, 10 lines. Small piece of the upper right blank margin is missing, affecting two words, else fine. All writing is bold and extremely dark and the signature is a fine one. Untranslated. This is an attractive piece which has a very fresh clean appearance.....[5809]...+.....$795.00

 

 

1774 JOHN PENN LEASE OF LAND, SIGNED AS ONE OF THE “PROPRIETARIES OF PENNSYLVANIA

PENN, JOHN (1729-1795). Pennsylvania Proprietor, grandson of William Penn and son of Richard Penn. Colonial Lieutenant Governor and Governor of Pennsylvania, (1763-71, 1773-76); Loyalist, held as a Revolutionary War prisoner by the Americans in 1777. DS, one page, 13.5” x 8”, May 30, 1774. Partially printed lease for 80 acres of land; warrant ordering survey of land signed by “John Penn” in his capacity as one of the Colonial Proprietaries. Warrant is for the 11810.jpg (51014 bytes) grant of 80 acres of land in Cumberland County to David White. In very good condition, with light toning, heavier along folds, scattered light soiling and archival repairs to vertical folds on verso. Interesting Americana document. Would frame beautifully....[11810]... $595.00

 

THE GLUE THAT HELD THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR EFFORT TOGETHER AND MADE THE ‘WHEELS TURN’: 
REVOLUTIONARY WAR PAY VOUCHERS


(PENNSYLVANIA) Ms.D.S., 8" x 2 1/2", signed by Jno. Bayard, Speaker, The Gen. Assembly of the State of Penn., Oct. 13th, 1777, for one hundred seventy five pounds. Directed to David Rittenhouse, Esq., Treasurer. [David Rittenhouse (1732-1796) was the famous astronomer; believed to have made first 4512.jpg (76545 bytes) telescope in America, who was a Revolutionary War Patriot. He served as Revolutionary Treasurer of Penn. (1777-89) and was first Dir. of U.S. Mint (1792-95)]. All writing is dark and bold. Excellent condition. Desirable and quaint  Revolutionary War date item. (It was a similar item which ordered payment for patriot Paul Revere for his immortal ride).........[4512- 4] .....$195.00

 

FRANKING SIGNATURES OF REVOLUTIONARY WAR MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP SCHUYLER, AIDE D’ CAMP TO WASHINGTON AND LATER, FATHER-IN-LAW TO ALEXANDER HAMILTON

SCHUYLER, PHILIP (1733-1804). Rev. War Gen., Aide to Washington. Served in French & Indian War. Major Gen. in Continental Army, commanding northern dept. Organized expedition (1775-76) to attack Canada. Delegate to Continental Congress (1775). Later, served as one of first two U.S. Senators from N.Y. (1789-91, 1797-98). Aggressive supporter of financial programs of his son-in-law Alexander Hamilton.

8207.jpg (131072 bytes)Boldly franked cover entirely in his hand addressed "To Mrs. Schuyler/ near Albany". In upper right corner he has written "Free, Ph. Schuyler".  Blank left upper corner missing. Signature is superb.. ...................[8207].......$250.00

8208.jpg (123896 bytes)Unfranked cover entirely in his hand addressed to "Mrs. Schuyler/ in her absence to Step. (?) in Albany". Light staining in left upper portion Remnants of wax seal intact...............[8208]........$48.50



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