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State of our affairs, and of the armies in New York and Canada
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State of our affairs, and of the armies in New York and Canada

By unspecified

2 pages of an undated, unnamed publication printed during the 1770's or 80's. Useful information regarding the Revolutionary War, the new state of Vermont (1771), and the Bouroughs of New York during the Revolutionary War.

$10.00

thirtieth Congress second session Report 61-reports on various subjects including cannon for Norwich University; condition of the Congress building and White House; Revolutionary War pensions & much more.
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thirtieth Congress second session Report 61-reports on various subjects including cannon for Norwich University; condition of the Congress building and White House; Revolutionary War pensions & much more.

By House of Representatives

Report 61 issued by the Thirtieth Congress- 2nd session regarding loaning cannon to Norwich University, Northfield, Vermont. Conditions of various government buildings in Washington, DC, including the Capitol, White House, Treasury, Post Office; also has several pages regarding Revolutionary War soldier's pensions, and the War of 1812, pension for Samuel Page, of Essex, Vt who was involved in the Battle of Plattsburgh Sept 11, 1814. Much more original printed information regarding the Congress of the United States.

$30.00

1777 Dorchester Heights Ma letter from Haskell inquiring of Jonas Hartsell of Lincoln whether he will tarry in the service for the month of march during the Revolutionary War
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1777 Dorchester Heights Ma letter from Haskell inquiring of Jonas Hartsell of Lincoln whether he will tarry in the service for the month of march during the Revolutionary War

By Capt Benjamin Haskell

February 22, 1777 letter written by Captain Benjamin Haskell, at Dorchester Height's Mass, to Captain Jonas Hartsell, of Lincoln, Mass. Haskell writes that he is creating the numbers for the general orders, and need to know if Hartsell plans to serve in the Army for the month of March, 1777. I send mr Thorning up to you to know if you will stay the next month. Pray be so good as to send him down early Monday morning, that I may know what to do. I must make this return by noon. Hartsell's reply was as follows: Brother Captain. I should be glad if you would send down a horse by Thorning for me to ride upon as I have obtained leave from the Col to leave the camp/ Jonas Hartsell This was in the Siskin collection of Colonial and Revolutionary War postal history and manuscripts. This letter was written one year after the British were forced out of Boston.

$250.00

Rare 1777 Revolutionary War soldier\'s letter written from Stillwater, NY regarding the Battle of Saratoga
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Rare 1777 Revolutionary War soldier's letter written from Stillwater, NY regarding the Battle of Saratoga

By Thomas Eastman

Rare Revolutionary War autographed letter signed written at the Battle of Bemis Heights Oct. 7th, 1777. The letter was datelined Stillwater Oct. 7th, 1777, and describes a part of the battle when 150 men attacked our guard near our lines... Our men reinforced and fought them about two hours and drove them back through part of their lines... many killed and wounded on both sides... The nest day our army pursued and continued firing all Thursday morning" This is a very historic letter, with insight into the battle that turned the tide during the Revolutionary War, in America's favor. Please view the entire letter in scans. There is also unit information, along with the names of soldier's involved in the campaign on the back of the letter The letter was written to Eastman's mother, or Daniel Eastman, his brother. Thomas Eastman was born in Newton, NH Oct. 11, 1740, and died Oct 17th, 1828 at Newbury, Vt., at the age of 88

$1400.00