May 04, 2017 - Sale 2446

Sale 2446 - Lot 32

Price Realized: $ 1,125
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 1,000 - $ 1,500
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION.) WOOSTER, DAVID. Note Signed, "Dav'd Wooster Maj'r Gen'l," certifying that no orders were given to Barns and Latham. 3x7 1/2 inches; lower edge torn away truncating extreme end of holograph rank following signature," faint scattered foxing, folds. "Harlem" [New York], 11 September 1775

Additional Details

". . . [N]o Order from me upon the Provincial Congress for transporting any of my Troops from Oyster ponds to Amaganset[t]."
with--Two related documents, each concerning a charge of £4 for transporting troops near Montauk, NY, one apparently by Nathaniel Barns, the other, Hubbard Latham. Amagansett, 1 September 1775; Np, 2 September 1775.