1 page, 4to, integral address leaf, small seal hole affecting three words. . An extremely early letter of this remarkable frontier figure, who established close treaty relationships with the Iroquois and other native tribes. Johnson sends Butler some money and graciously offers to render further assistance at any time. -- STODDARD, Soloman (1643-1729), Pastor in Northhampton, Mass. Autograph manuscript notes for a sermon, n.p., n.d. 16 full pp., (148 x 94mm.), very closely written in a minute, but clear hand, apparently removed from a binding. Extensive notes for a sermon by the first Librarian of Harvard College, noted for stern opposition to "long hair, wigs, extravagance in dress, and excessive drinking" (DAB). -- HARPUR, Robert (1731?-1825), educator. Autograph letter signed ("Rob. Harper", with flourish), to Taber Kemp, King's College [New York], 15 May 1765. 1 p., small 4to, neatly inlaid. Harpur, President of King's (later Columbia) College and a delegate to the Continental Congress, reports that the Council have approved a grant; Kemp is asked to perfect "such instruments as are necessary on your part, in as short a time as possible." -- HAMILTON, John, British soldier stationed in North America. Autograph letter signed ("J. Hamilton") as Captain, to William Adair, Placentia [Newfoundland], 21 August 1759. 4 full pages, 4to. Fine. Regretting news of the death of Maj.-Gen. Hopson and "the prospect of [Adair] being no longer Agent," requesting for his son Adair's assistance "in the disposal of His Commission," and discussing allowances for firewood, "Great Coats," and forage. He has heard nothing about their relief and doubts that it will be until next year. -- BRADSTREET, Simon (1603-1697) Colonial Governor of Massachusetts. Document signed ("Simon Bradstreet"), Boston, 23 December 1684. 27 June 1677. 3 pages, folio, with several related contemporary documents countersigned by John Hayward, Postmaster of Boston, Edward Lyde and William Stoughton, later Gov. of Massachusetts. A bond for William Strong of Cork in Ireland, master of a ketch bound for Madiera, to a Boston merchant, Samuel Shirrington. -- BRADSTREET, Simon. Document endorsed and signed ("S. Bradstreet") as Governor, Boston 27 June 1677. 1 page, oblong 4to, small hole affects one word. The deposition of "goodwife Marshal," in a dispute with a ship captain. Together five items. (5) " /> [AMERICAN COLONIAL PERIOD]. JOHNSON, William (1715-1774), <I>British Superintendant of Indian Affairs</I>. Autograph letter signed ("Wm. Johnson"), to Walter Butler (later a notorious Tory officer), 30 June 1740. <I>1 page, 4to, integral address leaf, small seal hole affecting three words. </I>. An extremely early letter of this remarkable frontier figure, who established close treaty relationships with the Iroquois and other native tribes. Johnson sends Butler some money and graciously offers to render further assistance at any time. -- STODDARD, Soloman (1643-1729), <I>Pastor in Northhampton, Mass.</I> Autograph manuscript notes for a sermon, n.p., n.d. <I>16 full pp., (148 x 94mm.), very closely written in a minute, but clear hand, apparently removed from a binding.</I> Extensive notes for a sermon by the first Librarian of Harvard College, noted for stern opposition to "long hair, wigs, extravagance in dress, and excessive drinking" (DAB). -- HARPUR, Robert (1731?-1825), <I>educator</I>. Autograph letter signed ("Rob. Harper", with flourish), to Taber Kemp, King's College [New York], 15 May 1765. <I>1 p., small 4to, neatly inlaid.</I> Harpur, President of King's (later Columbia) College and a delegate to the Continental Congress, reports that the Council have approved a grant; Kemp is asked to perfect "such instruments as are necessary on your part, in as short a time as possible." -- HAMILTON, John, <I>British soldier stationed in North America</I>. Autograph letter signed ("J. Hamilton") as Captain, to William Adair, Placentia [Newfoundland], 21 August 1759. <I>4 full pages, 4to. Fine. </I>Regretting news of the death of Maj.-Gen. Hopson and "the prospect of [Adair] being no longer Agent," requesting for his son Adair's assistance "in the disposal of His Commission," and discussing allowances for firewood, "Great Coats," and forage. He has heard nothing about their relief and doubts that it will be until next year. -- BRADSTREET, Simon (1603-1697) <I>Colonial Governor of Massachusetts</I>. Document signed ("Simon Bradstreet"), Boston, 23 December 1684. 27 June 1677. <I>3 pages, folio, with several related contemporary documents countersigned by John Hayward, Postmaster of Boston, Edward Lyde and William Stoughton, later Gov. of Massachusetts</I>. A bond for William Strong of Cork in Ireland, master of a ketch bound for Madiera, to a Boston merchant, Samuel Shirrington. -- BRADSTREET, Simon. Document endorsed and signed ("S. Bradstreet") as Governor, Boston 27 June 1677. <I>1 page, oblong 4to, small hole affects one word.</I> The deposition of "goodwife Marshal," in a dispute with a ship captain. <I>Together five items</I>. (5) | Christie's