2pp 4to. Granting power of attorney to John Antill of New York City. Countersigned by John Foxcroft and future Tory Philip Skene. --LEWIS, Morgan. ALS to Yates, Albany, 20 January 1777. 1p fol., repairs on verso, chipped at salutation with loss of text. Directing Yates to hire carters for work at the saw mills at Fort Ann, directing him to pay 13 shillings a day "if they can be procured for that. If not you must get them as reasonable as you can." --LEWIS. ALS to Committee of the County of Albany, Albany, 16 April 1777. 1p, fol., repairs on verso. Scolding the Committee for failure to fund the purchase of sufficient wagons to deliver provisions. --GORDON, Robert (Commissary of Provisions). ALS to Captain John Glyn of the Providence & Mary, Cork, Ireland; 23 November 1776. 1p 4to. Instructions to a ship's captain carrying letters and cargo for Sir William Howe in wartime New York City. "I wish you to keep company all the way if possible with the Prince of Wales captain Henry Dinton...and not to pass from the Armed Ships of this fleet if possible, for your mutual safety." -- [BURGOYNE, John]. AD, n.d., by Burgoyne's aide-de-camp, Sir Francis Clerke (1747-1777). 1p 8vo. "An account of provisions furnished for the use of Genl. Burgoyne's family to be added to his Account by Commissary." -- ANTILL, Edward. ALS to Maj. Genl. Philip J. Schuyler, Point Aux Fere, 7 February 1776. 1p, 8vo. Expressing concern over status of the Canadian campaign. "I cannot help being greatly Alarmed and much shocked to hear of the Great Confusion & irregularity now at Montreal." -- BEDEL, Timothy (1740-1787). ALS to "Gentlemen" (possibly to the Congress), Haverhill, 11 June 1777. 2 pp., 8vo, inlaid. Reporting the arrival of Indian refugees who had been "threatened by the Ministerial Troops to burn up their Villages if they would not take up Arms...You may be assured there is no danger from them as they are in my Opinion more friendly than our own People." --DUANE, James (1733-1797). AD signed by James Duane and James Livingston, 4 February 1777. 2pp fol., inlaid. A certification by Livingston of Duane's 140 days of service in the New York Convention, and authorizing payment of $81.25, with Duane's signed statement acknowledging receipt of the money. --PHELPS, Elisha. ALS to General Philip Schuyler, Albany, 11 September 1775. 2pp, fol, discoloration along edge. Requesting immediate payment of £500-600 for expenses incurred in providing medical services, "or else the noble cause we are embark'd in might suffer." --LIVINGSTON, Robert R. ALS to John R. Livingston, Rhinebeck, 2 May 1779. 3pp, fol. Discusses naval engagements off the Georgia coast, relations with the Onandaga Indians, and family business. Rejoices at "Hopkins's success which is the first thing of any moment done by our ships this war & may probably have serious consequences in Georgia where by this time the enemy must be hardly pressed if the Southern men have as much spirit in deed as in word." In a six-week long cruise off the Virginia coast, John Hopkins (1742-1796) captured eight British vessels. Together 11 items. (11) " /> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR, NEW YORK STATE]. JOHNSTON, Samuel. ALS, to unidentified person, Esopus, 18 October 1777. <I>1p, 4to</I>. Reporting the British capture of Fort Montgomery and Esopus. "The have burned Esopus and gone up the River burning everything they can lay their hands on." Delights in the news of Burgoyne's surrender at Saratoga and adds a postscript about the hanging of a spy. -- FRANKLIN, William (1731-1813). ADS 3 June 1773, as royal Governor of New Jersey. <I>2pp 4to</I>. Granting power of attorney to John Antill of New York City. Countersigned by John Foxcroft and future Tory Philip Skene. --LEWIS, Morgan. ALS to Yates, Albany, 20 January 1777. <I>1p fol., repairs on verso, chipped at salutation with loss of text</I>. Directing Yates to hire carters for work at the saw mills at Fort Ann, directing him to pay 13 shillings a day "if they can be procured for that. If not you must get them as reasonable as you can." --LEWIS. ALS to Committee of the County of Albany, Albany, 16 April 1777. <I>1p, fol., repairs on verso</I>. Scolding the Committee for failure to fund the purchase of sufficient wagons to deliver provisions. --GORDON, Robert (Commissary of Provisions). ALS to Captain John Glyn of the Providence & Mary, Cork, Ireland; 23 November 1776. <I>1p 4to</I>. Instructions to a ship's captain carrying letters and cargo for Sir William Howe in wartime New York City. "I wish you to keep company all the way if possible with the Prince of Wales captain Henry Dinton...and not to pass from the Armed Ships of this fleet if possible, for your mutual safety." -- [BURGOYNE, John]. AD, n.d., by Burgoyne's aide-de-camp, Sir Francis Clerke (1747-1777). <I>1p 8vo</I>. "An account of provisions furnished for the use of Genl. Burgoyne's family to be added to his Account by Commissary." -- ANTILL, Edward. ALS to Maj. Genl. Philip J. Schuyler, Point Aux Fere, 7 February 1776. <I>1p, 8vo</I>. Expressing concern over status of the Canadian campaign. "I cannot help being greatly Alarmed and much shocked to hear of the Great Confusion & irregularity now at Montreal." -- BEDEL, Timothy (1740-1787). ALS to "Gentlemen" (possibly to the Congress), Haverhill, 11 June 1777. <I>2 pp., 8vo, inlaid</I>. Reporting the arrival of Indian refugees who had been "threatened by the Ministerial Troops to burn up their Villages if they would not take up Arms...You may be assured there is no danger from them as they are in my Opinion more friendly than our own People." --DUANE, James (1733-1797). AD signed by James Duane and James Livingston, 4 February 1777. <I>2pp fol., inlaid</I>. A certification by Livingston of Duane's 140 days of service in the New York Convention, and authorizing payment of $81.25, with Duane's signed statement acknowledging receipt of the money. --PHELPS, Elisha. ALS to General Philip Schuyler, Albany, 11 September 1775. <I>2pp, fol, discoloration along edge</I>. Requesting immediate payment of £500-600 for expenses incurred in providing medical services, "or else the noble cause we are embark'd in might suffer." --LIVINGSTON, Robert R. ALS to John R. Livingston, Rhinebeck, 2 May 1779. <I>3pp, fol</I>. Discusses naval engagements off the Georgia coast, relations with the Onandaga Indians, and family business. Rejoices at "Hopkins's success which is the first thing of any moment done by our ships this war & may probably have serious consequences in Georgia where by this time the enemy must be hardly pressed if the Southern men have as much spirit in deed as in word." In a six-week long cruise off the Virginia coast, John Hopkins (1742-1796) captured eight British vessels. <I>Together 11 items</I>. (11) | Christie's