1p., folio. A Proclamation "In Pursuance of an Act, entitled, An Act for levying, paying, and cloathing, Two thousand six hundred and eighty effective Men...for forming an Army of Twenty Thousand Men, ...to reduce, in Conjunction with His Majesty's Regular Troops, Montreal and other Posts belonging to the French in Canada..." This copy addressed to famed Indian Affairs commissioner Sir William Johnson. -- BRADSTREET, John. ALS ("Jno Bradstreet"), to Deputy Pay Master General Abraham Motier, Albany, 15 December 1759. 1 p., 4to, with Motier's docket and signature below Broadstreet's signature. Bradstreet asks Motier to "please pay Moses Michael Hays on order two hundred & sixty pounds York money, being cash lent to me..." -- DELANCEY, Oliver. DS ("Ol: DeLancey"), Headquarters, 24 January 1783. 1 p., folio. A pass permitting three men "to come to Paulus Hook from whence they are to be forwarded to the House of Mr. Dunant, Deputy Commissary of Prisoners at New York." -- DELANCEY, James. ALS ("James De Lancey"), to William Rempe, New York, 27 March 1759. 1 p., 4to, with seal remnant and small closed tear at top left corner. An agitated letter trying to quell a mutiny and a lawsuit! "I was yesterday...shewn a letter from you to Capt. Pettigrew threatening to sue him in behalf of some of his sailors. The general has desired me to acquaint you that his vessel is taken into his Majesty's Service as a transport, which may be obstructed if the sailors should quit the vessel..." -- WARREN, Peter, Adm. (1703-1752), The Hero of Louisbourg. Document signed ("P. Warren"), on board HMS St. George, Spithead, 30 August 1747. 1 p., folio. Instructions to the fleet for Warren's expedition to the Bay of Biscay, two years after his Louisbourg triumph. "The Rendezvous is between the latitudes of Bell Isle and Ushant...and not finding me there...you are to proceed west north west...till you find or hear from me, taking care to take or destroy all such ships and vessels of the enemy you shall meet with." Warren and Adm. Anson defeated the French fleet, winning an Order of Bath for Warren and over £30,000 in prize money. Together 5 items. (5) " /> [AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY]. DELANCEY, James. Partly printed DS ("James De Lancey"), Fort George, New York, 31 March 1760. <I>1p., folio</I>. A Proclamation "In Pursuance of an Act, entitled, An Act for levying, paying, and cloathing, Two thousand six hundred and eighty effective Men...for forming an Army of Twenty Thousand Men, ...to reduce, in Conjunction with His Majesty's Regular Troops, Montreal and other Posts belonging to the French in Canada..." This copy addressed to famed Indian Affairs commissioner Sir William Johnson. -- BRADSTREET, John. ALS ("Jn<V>o Bradstreet"), to Deputy Pay Master General Abraham Motier, Albany, 15 December 1759. <I>1 p., 4to</I>, with Motier's docket and signature below Broadstreet's signature. Bradstreet asks Motier to "please pay Moses Michael Hays on order two hundred & sixty pounds York money, being cash lent to me..." -- DELANCEY, Oliver. DS ("Ol: DeLancey"), Headquarters, 24 January 1783. <I>1 p., folio</I>. A pass permitting three men "to come to Paulus Hook from whence they are to be forwarded to the House of Mr. Dunant, Deputy Commissary of Prisoners at New York." -- DELANCEY, James. ALS ("James De Lancey"), to William Rempe, New York, 27 March 1759. <I>1 p., 4to, with seal remnant and small closed tear at top left corner</I>. An agitated letter trying to quell a mutiny <I>and</I> a lawsuit! "I was yesterday...shewn a letter from you to Capt. Pettigrew threatening to sue him in behalf of some of his sailors. The general has desired me to acquaint you that his vessel is taken into his Majesty's Service as a transport, which may be obstructed if the sailors should quit the vessel..." -- WARREN, Peter, Adm. (1703-1752), <I>The Hero of Louisbourg</I>. Document signed ("P. Warren"), on board HMS <I>St. George</I>, Spithead, 30 August 1747. <I>1 p., folio</I>. Instructions to the fleet for Warren's expedition to the Bay of Biscay, two years after his Louisbourg triumph. "The Rendezvous is between the latitudes of Bell Isle and Ushant...and not finding me there...you are to proceed west north west...till you find or hear from me, taking care to take or destroy all such ships and vessels of the enemy you shall meet with." Warren and Adm. Anson defeated the French fleet, winning an Order of Bath for Warren and over £30,000 in prize money. <I>Together 5 items</I>. (5) | Christie's
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    [AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY]. DELANCEY, James. Partly printed DS ("James De Lancey"), Fort George, New York, 31 March 1760. 1p., folio. A Proclamation "In Pursuance of an Act, entitled, An Act for levying, paying, and cloathing, Two thousand six hundred and eighty effective Men...for forming an Army of Twenty Thousand Men, ...to reduce, in Conjunction with His Majesty's Regular Troops, Montreal and other Posts belonging to the French in Canada..." This copy addressed to famed Indian Affairs commissioner Sir William Johnson. -- BRADSTREET, John. ALS ("Jno Bradstreet"), to Deputy Pay Master General Abraham Motier, Albany, 15 December 1759. 1 p., 4to, with Motier's docket and signature below Broadstreet's signature. Bradstreet asks Motier to "please pay Moses Michael Hays on order two hundred & sixty pounds York money, being cash lent to me..." -- DELANCEY, Oliver. DS ("Ol: DeLancey"), Headquarters, 24 January 1783. 1 p., folio. A pass permitting three men "to come to Paulus Hook from whence they are to be forwarded to the House of Mr. Dunant, Deputy Commissary of Prisoners at New York." -- DELANCEY, James. ALS ("James De Lancey"), to William Rempe, New York, 27 March 1759. 1 p., 4to, with seal remnant and small closed tear at top left corner. An agitated letter trying to quell a mutiny and a lawsuit! "I was yesterday...shewn a letter from you to Capt. Pettigrew threatening to sue him in behalf of some of his sailors. The general has desired me to acquaint you that his vessel is taken into his Majesty's Service as a transport, which may be obstructed if the sailors should quit the vessel..." -- WARREN, Peter, Adm. (1703-1752), The Hero of Louisbourg. Document signed ("P. Warren"), on board HMS St. George, Spithead, 30 August 1747. 1 p., folio. Instructions to the fleet for Warren's expedition to the Bay of Biscay, two years after his Louisbourg triumph. "The Rendezvous is between the latitudes of Bell Isle and Ushant...and not finding me there...you are to proceed west north west...till you find or hear from me, taking care to take or destroy all such ships and vessels of the enemy you shall meet with." Warren and Adm. Anson defeated the French fleet, winning an Order of Bath for Warren and over £30,000 in prize money. Together 5 items. (5)

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    [AMERICAN MILITARY HISTORY]. DELANCEY, James. Partly printed DS ("James De Lancey"), Fort George, New York, 31 March 1760. 1p., folio. A Proclamation "In Pursuance of an Act, entitled, An Act for levying, paying, and cloathing, Two thousand six hundred and eighty effective Men...for forming an Army of Twenty Thousand Men, ...to reduce, in Conjunction with His Majesty's Regular Troops, Montreal and other Posts belonging to the French in Canada..." This copy addressed to famed Indian Affairs commissioner Sir William Johnson. -- BRADSTREET, John. ALS ("Jno Bradstreet"), to Deputy Pay Master General Abraham Motier, Albany, 15 December 1759. 1 p., 4to, with Motier's docket and signature below Broadstreet's signature. Bradstreet asks Motier to "please pay Moses Michael Hays on order two hundred & sixty pounds York money, being cash lent to me..." -- DELANCEY, Oliver. DS ("Ol: DeLancey"), Headquarters, 24 January 1783. 1 p., folio. A pass permitting three men "to come to Paulus Hook from whence they are to be forwarded to the House of Mr. Dunant, Deputy Commissary of Prisoners at New York." -- DELANCEY, James. ALS ("James De Lancey"), to William Rempe, New York, 27 March 1759. 1 p., 4to, with seal remnant and small closed tear at top left corner. An agitated letter trying to quell a mutiny and a lawsuit! "I was yesterday...shewn a letter from you to Capt. Pettigrew threatening to sue him in behalf of some of his sailors. The general has desired me to acquaint you that his vessel is taken into his Majesty's Service as a transport, which may be obstructed if the sailors should quit the vessel..." -- WARREN, Peter, Adm. (1703-1752), The Hero of Louisbourg. Document signed ("P. Warren"), on board HMS St. George, Spithead, 30 August 1747. 1 p., folio. Instructions to the fleet for Warren's expedition to the Bay of Biscay, two years after his Louisbourg triumph. "The Rendezvous is between the latitudes of Bell Isle and Ushant...and not finding me there...you are to proceed west north west...till you find or hear from me, taking care to take or destroy all such ships and vessels of the enemy you shall meet with." Warren and Adm. Anson defeated the French fleet, winning an Order of Bath for Warren and over £30,000 in prize money. Together 5 items. (5)


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