May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 26

Price Realized: $ 688
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) PICKERING, TIMOTHY. Autograph Letter Signed, "Tim Pickering jun'r," to William Duer ("Col. Duer"), informing him that the son of General [Lachlan] McIntosh wishes to see Baron von Steuben's instructions. 1 page, 4 1/4x7 1/2 inches; two small holes at center (not affecting text), moderate scattered staining, folds, docketing verso. (MRS) "War office" [Philadelphia], 2 June 1778

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"Mr. McIntosh who is going with his father, the General, to Fort Pitt, he wishes to see Baron Steuben's instructions & make such extracts as he shall judge most necessary. You took the instructions with you in the morning."
Pickering appends "jun[io]r" to his name, because he is the namesake of his father, who died in 1778.