1 page, folio, browned, small section at left-hand edge remargined. Discussing financial matters relating to the administration of the late Captain Breckstede's estate and advising that "the effects if prudently managed leave a surplus after paying all the Debts..." Brant served with the British in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, and later resided on Canadian soil, west of Niagara. -- [BRANT]. LOSSING, Benson (1813-1891), Historian. Transcription of a letter from Joseph Brant to an unidentified correspondent, Niagara, 4 September 1799. 2½ pp., folio. The prolific historian transcribes a letter from Brant to a governor of New York. In the letter, Brant discusses the topic of "land business of the Caghnawagas, who for some years past have accused us of having stolen their lands..." The Caghnawagas were misinformed by New York officials that Livingston had purchased land from the Five Nations; Brant knows no money was ever received and appeals to the governor as he was involved in the transaction. -- [BRANT]. CLAUS, Daniel, Indian agent. Autograph draft letter signed ("D Claus") to Col. John Johnson, Montreal, 4 July 1780. 3 pp., 4to, stained, affecting some text. Excellent war-date letter on the outfitting of Brant's party of thirty men for Niagara and accounts of Col. [John] Butler (the Tory officer), and discussing Mohawk and Onandaga practices of adoption and intermarriage with whites. Rare. Together 3 items. (3) " /> [AMERICAN INDIANS]. BRANT, Joseph (1742-1807), (Indian name: Thayendanega), <I>Mohawk Chief</I>. Letter signed ("Jos. Brant") to an unidentified correspondent, Grand River, 19 January 1805. <I>1 page, folio, browned, small section at left-hand edge remargined</I>. Discussing financial matters relating to the administration of the late Captain Breckstede's estate and advising that "the effects if prudently managed leave a surplus after paying all the Debts..." Brant served with the British in the French and Indian War and the American Revolution, and later resided on Canadian soil, west of Niagara. -- [BRANT]. LOSSING, Benson (1813-1891), <I>Historian.</I> Transcription of a letter from Joseph Brant to an unidentified correspondent, Niagara, 4 September 1799. <I>2½ pp., folio.</I> The prolific historian transcribes a letter from Brant to a governor of New York. In the letter, Brant discusses the topic of "land business of the Caghnawagas, who for some years past have accused us of having stolen their lands..." The Caghnawagas were misinformed by New York officials that Livingston had purchased land from the Five Nations; Brant knows no money was ever received and appeals to the governor as he was involved in the transaction. -- [BRANT]. CLAUS, Daniel, <I>Indian agent.</I> Autograph draft letter signed ("D Claus") to Col. John Johnson, Montreal, 4 July 1780. <I>3 pp., 4to, stained, affecting some text.</I> Excellent war-date letter on the outfitting of Brant's party of thirty men for Niagara and accounts of Col. [John] Butler (the Tory officer), and discussing Mohawk and Onandaga practices of adoption and intermarriage with whites. Rare. <I>Together 3 items.</I> (3) | Christie's