1½ pages, slight wear along edges. A deposition defending himself, and fellow officer James Wilson against Col. Beekman's charges of being AWOL for a week on a 24-hour pass, trying to retrieve a trunk of clothes and a horse. -- WILSON, James. Manuscript document signed ("Jas. Wilson"), n.d. 4 pages, folio. Wilson's defense to the same charges, with many of the same excuses: difficulty getting transport, menacing "negroes and whites" roaming the countryside; and a Mrs. Lewis, who seems to have been the source of most of the delay: "I then was obliged to stay [at her house] until the next morning...," etc. Mentions the evacuation of Beaumont and other aspects of the campaign. -- PICKERING, Timothy (1745-1829). ADS ("Timothy Pickering"), Philadelphia, 10 Aug. 1780. 1 p., 4to. An appointment, making Samuel Miles depouty quartermaster for Pennsylvania. " /> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR]. [SOUTH CAROLINA CAMPAIGN]. FIELD, James. <I>Lt., Continental Army</I>. Manuscript document signed ("James Field"), n.d. <I>1½ pages, slight wear along edges</I>. A deposition defending himself, and fellow officer James Wilson against Col. Beekman's charges of being AWOL for a week on a 24-hour pass, trying to retrieve a trunk of clothes and a horse. -- WILSON, James. Manuscript document signed ("Jas. Wilson"), n.d. <I>4 pages, folio</I>. Wilson's defense to the same charges, with many of the same excuses: difficulty getting transport, menacing "negroes and whites" roaming the countryside; and a Mrs. Lewis, who seems to have been the source of most of the delay: "I then was obliged to stay [at her house] until the next morning...," etc. Mentions the evacuation of Beaumont and other aspects of the campaign. -- PICKERING, Timothy (1745-1829). ADS ("Timothy Pickering"), Philadelphia, 10 Aug. 1780. <I>1 p., 4to</I>. An appointment, making Samuel Miles depouty quartermaster for Pennsylvania. | Christie's