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Autographs: JEFFERY AMHERST - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 10/10/1793

Signed Manuscript Letter as Commander in Chief of the British Army (1793) informing a Major Alexander Hume that he has been appointed to a post in the Scotch Brigade. Framed with an engraving of Amherst to an overall size of 18½x15½.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN ARMSTRONG JR. - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/08/1811

Written on the eve of the War of 1812, during which he was blamed by some for the British burning of Washington, he writes of his so far unsuccessful efforts to use his Washington contacts to help an associate.
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN ARMSTRONG JR. - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 10/13/1812

Later blamed for the capture and burning of Washington, Armstrong urges measures to strengthen the defenses of New York City.
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Autographs: NATHANIEL BOND - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/26/1775

Bond signs a desperate autograph letter to the future Declaration signer and Vice President, his fellow townsman, one week after the Battles of Lexington and Concord (April 1775), seeking armed protection until he can vindicate himself at a court martial: "I am in danger of my life every moment, thousands having sworn to kill me at first sight."
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Autographs: ELISHA BOUDINOT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/31/1797

Letter concerning stock transactions preceding and following the State Supreme Court session.
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Autographs: ELISHA BOUDINOT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/07/1796

Handwritten letter touting a land purchase near Niagara. His agent (who will deliver the letter) thinks "there never was a better offer and perhaps never will be again."
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Autographs: ELISHA BOUDINOT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/1801

The Revolutionary patriot writes in haste, as he departs for the (New Jersey) Supreme Court
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Autographs: ADMIRAL CHARLES BULLEN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/14/1846

Excusing himself on grounds of business in the House of Commons
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Autographs: GENERAL JOHN BURGOYNE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/07/1789

His handwritten letter as a manager at the trial of Warren Hastings, requesting seating for another aide
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/24/1788

In this handwritten and signed letter to his aunt, the United States politician who killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel writes to his aunt and sends her some money
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/23/1818

This signed and handwritten 1818 letter to friend and legal client Martha Bradstreet concerns the present condition of a burnt child
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/23/1795

The American politician handwrote, signed, and dated this letter while he was United States Senator from New York. In it, he writes about a land deal gone awry.
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/06/1791

As a United States Senator, the prominent leader of the young nation the United States of America signed a handwritten letter to his stepson Augustine Prevost regarding some money transactions
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 5/9

The lawyer and prominent American politician signed this handwritten 1821 letter to Martha Bradstreet, a friend and legal client, confessing that he must ask a legal question in writing
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 8/20

In this signed handwritten letter, the lawyer who held some of the highest political offices in the United States encourages his client, Marth Bradstreet, to go to New York
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH LETTER 07/17

Invitation to two prominent Americans who were closely associated with Thomas Jefferson.
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Autographs: VICE PRESIDENT AARON BURR - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH LETTER 10/17

Aaron handwrote this third-person letter to a judge, asking for papers related to a court case. Matted to 10¾x8¾ in a blue-and-gold matte.
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Autographs: COUNT JEAN BAPTISTE COUNT DE ROCHAMBEAU - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 08/13/1791

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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL FRANKLIN DAVENPORT - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 12/04/1813

Manuscript LS: "Frk Davenport", 1p, 8x13. Woodbury, 1813 December 4.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/01/1808

Signed Autograph Letter as Secretary of War (1808), issuing detailed orders to Colonel Burbeck on transport of artillery, muskets and munitions to Burlington, Vermont.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/01/1800

Henry Dearborn wrote and signed these general orders regarding the purchase of rations for Colonel Henry Burbeck in 1800, one year before he was named President Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of War. This letter is from the papers of Burbeck, a veteran of key Revolutionary War battles.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/10/1807

Henry Dearborn wrote and signed these orders as President Thomas Jefferson's Secretary of War in 1807 regarding the construction of cannons and travelling carriages for them. This letter is from the papers of Henry Burbeck, a veteran of key Revolutionary War battles.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/25/1804

As Secretary of War (1804), he signs an autograph letter, ordering Col. Henry Burbeck to inspect shells and shot at Hope Furnace, New Jersey.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - LETTER UNSIGNED 08/03/1807

Printed Letter from Dearborn as Secretary of War to the Governor of Maryland, "urging" the Governor to comply with President Jefferson's directive to raise volunteer milita. "The present situation of our Country calls loudly for the Patriotic Exertion of its Citizens."
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY DEARBORN - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 10/20/1804

As Secretary of War, he signs a detailed manuscript letter to Tench Coxe, Purveyor of Public Supplies, giving instructions for purchase, use and sale of military clothing. It's difficult to conceive a modern Secretary of Defense making decisions on the disposition of surplus uniforms.
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Autographs: PETER STEPHEN DU PONCEAU - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/30/1822

The French-born American scholar, who came to the US with Baron von Steuben during the American Revolution, writes to France in his native language concerning some rare books.
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Autographs: ADMIRAL GEORGE KEITH (VISCOUNT KEITH) ELPHINSTONE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

Undated letter inviting friends to stay at his cabin on Malta
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Autographs: WILLIAM EUSTIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/12/1810

As Secretary of War (1810), he orders Col. Henry Burbeck to take command of Fort Columbus, in New York harbor, and to make it fully war-ready.
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Autographs: WILLIAM EUSTIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/10/1812

War-dated autograph letter signed by Eustis as Secretary of War, to artillery chief Henry Burbeck, ordering a shipment of cannon balls and powder to Savannah, Georgia
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Autographs: WILLIAM EUSTIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/15/1812

War-dated autograph letter signed as Secretary of War (1812) ordering that cannon and musket powder be sent to Albany
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Autographs: WILLIAM EUSTIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/29/1810

As Secretary of War (1810), he signs an autograph letter to Col. Burbeck, instructing him to insure war readiness of artillery in New York Harbor.
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Autographs: WILLIAM EUSTIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/03/1810

As Secretary of War (1810), he sends a signed autograph letter to artillery chief Henry Burbeck, to send ordnance to Charleston and New Orleans.
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Autographs: WILLIAM EUSTIS - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 05/18/1812

With war against Britain imminent, Eustis as Secretary of War signs urgent orders to artillery chief Henry Burbeck for military preparations in New England, including purchase of all available powder.
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Autographs: GENERAL THOMAS GAGE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/16/1768

Important, 3-page ALS (1768) from Britain's military commander in North America to his Indian Commissioner: Strike a deal at the expense of the settlers!
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Autographs: MATTHEW GRISWOLD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 12/03/1785

This historically significant letter was signed by Matthew Griswold as second Governor of Connecticut in 1785. It regards the difficulty that William Samuel Johnson, a signer of the U. S. Constitution, had in getting funds from Connecticut to represent the state at the Second Continental Congress. A rare letter that gives insight into the political situation of the United States before the passage of the Constitution!
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Autographs: JOHN HANCOCK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/07/1783

Hancock handwrote, dated and put his John Hancock on this letter to the "Gentlemen of the Senate & Gentlemen of the House of Representatives" in 1783, while he was Governor of Massachusetts. He wrote this letter to inform the recipients that he had received an "Application for Sundry Articles for the use of the Tribe" from the Penobscot, which offered their services to the colonies during the American Revolutionary War. This letter was written less than eight months before the signing of the Treaty of Paris, which ended the war between the colonies and England.
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Autographs: JOHN HANCOCK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER UNSIGNED 03/27/1783

His handwritten March 1783 letter as Governor of Massachusetts, instructing a garrison commander to forbid a ship full of Tories to disembark, requiring them to sail instead for New York (still in British hands)
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Autographs: JOHN HANCOCK - AUTOGRAPH LETTER UNSIGNED 10/31/1783

THE GOVERNOR OF MASSACHUSETTS URGES THE PRESIDENT OF NEW HAMPSHIRE TO TAKE THE SAME STEPS AS MASSACHUSETTS HAD TAKEN IN ORDER TO PRESERVE THE FISHING INDUSTRY ON THE MERRIMACK RIVER
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Autographs: JOHN HANCOCK - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH LETTER 03/26/1793

John Hancock wrote this third person letter as Governor of Massachusetts in 1793, the year of his death, to invite the Lieutenant Governor and the Governor's Council to his home.
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Autographs: STEPHEN HIGGINSON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/29/1791

The Boston merchant and Federalist politician writes detailed instructions regarding a shipment of fish sent to New York
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Autographs: BENJAMIN HOLTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED CIRCA 03/1745

He pens this receipt for money owed to a Doctor Ebenezer Collins
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Autographs: BENJAMIN HOMANS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/11/1794

A 1794 signed handwritten letter to Isaac Cushing that extends well wishes
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Autographs: GENERAL WILLIAM HOWE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/17/1788

The former British general signs a handwritten 1788 letter inquiring about a prisoner's prospects for early release from Newgate Prison.
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Autographs: PRESIDENT ANDREW JACKSON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 11/17/1800 CO-SIGNED BY: GOVERNOR ARCHIBALD ROANE, JUDGE DAVID CAMPBELL

The future President and his fellow Superior Court judges find for the plaintiff in a dispute about a dead man's debt.
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Autographs: JOHN KEAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/10/1792

Letter from Philadelphia, reporting some pending financial transactions to a client
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED

Handwritten letter fragment signed as king of the United Kingdom
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

He handwrote and signed this letter as Duke of Clarence, saying that he can't attend a party because of "The continuance of black gloves by His Majesty and the rest of the King's family"
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

He handwrote and signed this letter to ask the recipient if he or she "would call upon me here tomorrow at eleven" because he was "very much concerned none of the Liverpool Merchants were in the House of Lords this day"
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/22/1792

Writing a decade after his father George III was compelled to recognize U.S. independence, and on the eve of a war with France he at first opposed, the future king laments "the awful state of affairs in this country."
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/10/1788

Letter handwritten, dated, and signed by the prince in 1788 to P. William Allen. He gives his regrets that he can't accept the son of one of Allen's friends on his ship the Andromeda, but recommends what he can do to get ready when the Andromeda returns to port. He also congratulated Allen for being given command of a regiment of the Welsh Regulars
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/11/1822

Handwritten, signed letter in French from Prince William. Dated 1822 before becoming King, gladly accepting the chairmanship of a committee
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/21/1827

He handwrote and signed this letter in 1827, while he was  to express his pleasure in reading news sent to him. He became heir to the United Kingdom's throne this year, ascending to the kingship in 1830
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/01/1818

As Duke of Clarence, he makes arrangements to move his luggage and horses, and the trunk and piano of the Duchess, to Hanover
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Autographs: KING WILLIAM IV - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/06/1827

Handwritten letter from the prince asking for the recipient's presence at a ceremony
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

Marquis de Lafayette sends an autograph letter in French asking for the price on some books that he wants to sell.
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/20/1829

The year before his participation in the French revolution of 1830, this friend of the American Revolution writes to an Italian general plotting to achieve Italy's independence.
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 06/05/1827

He signs a handwritten letter (1827) discussing details for a family wedding.
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/31/1823

His signed, handwritten letter, forwarding a copy of a novel by Sir Walter Scott, to be bound
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/03/1830

His handwritten letter describing his duties as National Guard Commander, written two months after the Revolution of 1830, framed in the Gallery of History Style to 36x21.
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/17/1820

ALS: "Lafayette", 1p, 7¼x9½.
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 02/19/1831

He signs a manuscript letter giving power of attorney to act for a cousin in a property settlement.
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Autographs: MARQUIS GILBERT du MOTIER de LAFAYETTE - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 10/31/1831

Signed manuscript letter of 1831: He has time for an appointment after completing court business and personal travels.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL HENRY LIGHT-HORSE HARRY LEE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/27/1808

ALS: "H. Lee", 3½p, 8x10, separate sheets. Charles City, [Virginia], 1808 July 27. To John Harper.
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Autographs: FIELD MARSHAL CHARLES (3RD DUKE OF RICHMOND) LENNOX - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 05/05/1782

American Revolutionary War-dated ALS as Master of the Ordnance, praising an injured naval officer who "in so short a time revives the Recollection of what English Seamen were". From the name of the captured enemy vessel, we can infer the hero praised herein: Captain (later Admiral) John Jervis.
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Autographs: GENERAL MORGAN LEWIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/30/1819

ALS: "Morgan Lewis", 1p, 8x9½. Staatsberg (Dutchess County, N.Y.), 1819 July 30.
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Autographs: AARON LOPEZ - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 06/13/1768 CO-SIGNED BY: JACOB R. RIVERA, NATHANIEL HATHAWAY

AARON LOPEZ, JACOB RODRIGUEZ RIVERA and OTHERS
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL LACHLAN MCINTOSH - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/16/1787

The Revolutionary War general writes to his son about tactics in a business venture. A very rare signature!
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Autographs: ROBERT MORRIS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/14/1794

Signer of the Declaration of Independence pleads to his business partner for money owed to him; Morris later was put in debtors' prison!
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Autographs: JOSEPH NOURSE - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/17/1823

He writes a letter to an associate regarding several ongoing cases, saying that he has requested additional papers on the Case of Bragdon, Master of the Kame
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Autographs: JOSEPH NOURSE - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 06/13/1822

Manuscript letter from Nourse requesting for glasses to be made to his specifications, and closes with his respectful wishes to the glass maker and his friend
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Autographs: JOSEPH NOURSE - PRINTED CIRCULAR LETTER SIGNED IN INK 09/30/1801

A circular letter dated 1801, signed by the Register of the Treasury
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Autographs: DAVID PHOENIX - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/25/1787

Rare signature from the New York businessman, regarding the property purchase of one of his associates
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/30/1789 CO-SIGNED BY: PETER ANSPACH

Signed Autograph Letter (1789) to a merchant in his home town of Salem, Massachusetts, instructing him to pay Peter Anspach $1,000, endorsed by Anspach on verso for payment to Jonas Addams.
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 08/29/1792

ALS: "T. Pickering" as Washington's Postmaster General, 1p, 7¾x9¼. (Philadelphia), 1792 August 29.
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Autographs: GENERAL TIMOTHY PICKERING - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 01/11/1796

As Secretary of State, he writes to the Spanish Commissioner about an American vessel seized by the Spanish Squadron in the West Indies, putting the new friendship treaty to the test.
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Autographs: WILLIAM READ - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/05/1802

The South Carolina plantation owner and Revolutionary War veteran writes to his brother, Jacob Read, former Continental Congress delegate and US Senator, regarding a possible land purchase.
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Autographs: GOVERNOR WINTHROP SARGENT - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

The American Revolutionary War officer wrote this letter about repairing damage to a thermometer that he owned
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP JOHN SCHUYLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER FRAGMENT SIGNED

Revolutionary War General, represented New York in first U.S. Senate.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP JOHN SCHUYLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/20/1795

On behalf of officers passed over for promotion, Schuyler calls for renewed investigation of the Revolutionary War credentials of the officer who did receive the promotion.
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL PHILIP JOHN SCHUYLER - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/28/1797

Because he had "urgent occasion for a sum of money at present," Schuyler sent this peremptory ALS to his nephew, John J. Van Rensselaer, demanding immediate repayment of a large loan. "The bearer shall wait your answer."
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Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL GOLD SELLECK SILLIMAN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED

Near the end of the Revolutionary War (July 15, 1783), General Silliman signs an 8-page autograph letter to General David Forman, detailing measures he has taken in a criminal investigation of "illicit trade with the enemy."
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Autographs: ADMIRAL SIDNEY SMITH - THIRD PERSON AUTOGRAPH LETTER 11/12/1805

While commanding forces assigned to prevent a French invasion, Smith summons an applicant for a ship-building position to present his certificate to him aboard HMS Antelope
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Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL WALTER STEWART - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 07/28/1794

FORMER REVOLUTIONARY WAR GENERAL WALTER STEWART, THEN A PHILADELPHIA MERCHANT, WRITES TO THE PARTNER OF AMERICAN FINANCIER ROBERT MORRIS, SAYING HE HAS GIVEN ASSISTANCE TO MORRIS AND THEREFORE CANNOT ATTEND TO NICHOLSON'S WISHES
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Autographs: AMOS STODDARD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 01/14/1813

In this war-dated letter, Amos Stoddard wrote this letter to General Henry Burbeck in 1813, during the War of 1812. In it, he talks about his impending meeting with future President William Henry Harrison at Fort Meigs. Written less than five months before Stoddard died at Fort Meigs. From the papers of Burbeck, a veteran of key Revolutionary War battles.
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Autographs: AMOS STODDARD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 02/15/1810

Amos Stoddard wrote this letter to Col. Henry Burbeck in 1810 while stationed at Fort Columbus in New York. In it, he discusses the courts-martial of several officers. From the papers of Burbeck, a veteran of key Revolutionary War battles.
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Autographs: AMOS STODDARD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/08/1810

He signs an 1810 autograph letter to General Henry Burbeck, reporting on preparations to expand the garrison defending the forts of New York harbor
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Autographs: AMOS STODDARD - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 10/20/1811

Amos Stoddard wrote this letter to Col. Henry Burbeck in 1811 from Fredericktown, Maryland. In it, he discusses the courts-martial of Gen. James Wilkinson, who was implicated in Aaron Burr's treason. From the papers of Burbeck, a veteran of key Revolutionary War battles.
$1,200.00
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$960.00
Autographs: GOVERNOR CALEB STRONG - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 6/1798

Signed 1798 handwritten letter to Theodore Sedgwick telling him that farmers that he represents could be ruined if forced to honor a contract
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$1,400.00
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$1,120.00
Autographs: CHARLES THOMSON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 09/05/1786

$1,000.00
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$850.00
Autographs: NEHEMIAH TILTON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 11/07/1803

Autograph Letter signed in 1803 to an un-named Member of Congress, seeking to protect the land of a deceased Revolutionary War veteran from unscrupulous land speculation by a Virginia Congressman and his father
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$440.00
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$374.00
Autographs: COMMODORE THOMAS TRUXTUN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/22/1802

THE VICTORIOUS AND POPULAR U.S. NAVAL HERO DISCUSSES HIS "RESIGNATION" WITH THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY
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$18,000.00
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$14,400.00
Autographs: MAJOR GENERAL JAMES WARREN - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/06/1783

The Massachusetts patriot and politician writes at length about strategy for preventing the re-election of Governor John Hancock, and worries about the terms of a pending peace agreement with Britain.
$5,800.00
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$4,640.00
Autographs: PRESIDENT GEORGE WASHINGTON - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 01/07/1781

This document was signed by Washington in 1781. It's an explanation of why a Major Thomas Cogswell wasn't promoted to lieutenant colonel. This document has one of the clearest signatures of Washington we've ever seen and isn't listed in John C. Fitzpatrick's The Writings of George Washington!
$70,000.00
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$56,000.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL GEORGE WEEDON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 03/31/1781

ALS: "G Weedon BG" as Brigadier General, 1p, 8x13. Williamsburg, 1781 March 31. To British General John Philips.
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$7,000.00
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$5,600.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL GEORGE WEEDON - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 04/02/1781

DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR, AN AMERICAN BRIGADIER GENERAL REQUESTS A BRITISH MAJOR GENERAL TO DETAIN A SHIP OF AMERICAN PRISONERS FOR A PRISONER EXCHANGE
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$7,000.00
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$5,600.00
Autographs: BRIGADIER GENERAL JOHN WILLIAMS - AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED 09/19/1796

Extremely rare letter from the politician to New York Governor John Jay, recommending an associate for the position of County Sheriff
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$975.00
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$828.00
Autographs: OLIVER WOLCOTT JR. - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 05/12/1794


Oliver Wolcott, Jr.
$625.00
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$531.00
Autographs: OLIVER WOLCOTT JR. - MANUSCRIPT LETTER SIGNED 12/16/1794

Oliver Wolcott, Jr. signed this manuscript letter in 1794, when he was Comptroller of the United States' Treasury, to acknowledge the receipt of an abstract of ship licenses.
$575.00
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$488.00
Autographs: OLIVER WOLCOTT JR. - PRINTED LETTER SIGNED IN INK 07/21/1792 CO-SIGNED BY: JOSEPH WHIPPLE


Oliver Wolcott, Jr.
$800.00
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$680.00
Autographs: PETER WALDRON YATES - LETTER UNSIGNED 09/25/1790 WITH ABRAHAM LOTT

Unsigned Manuscript Letter expressing impatience with a legal proceeding, originally written by the Revolutionary War veteran and Continental Congress delegate who opposed ratification of the US Constitution.
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$440.00
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$374.00
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