2pp, small 4to. Hopkins acknowledges receipt of £3,000 "for Furnishing the recruits now going to Crown Point." Warrant is also signed by three members of the Committee of War, Daniel Jenckes, Thomas Cranston, and Peter Bourne. -- WILKINSON, James (1757-1825). ALS to Richard Varick (1753-1831) in Albany; Crown Point, 10 July 1776. 1½pp, 4to, address leaf, both neatly inlaid. Fine, very early letter of Burr's future co-conspirator, passing on intelligence of British ships under construction at St. Johns, German mercenaries and Indians on Lake Champlain: "The enemy are very numerous." -- FISH, Nicholas (1758-1833, Continental Officer). ALS to Governor Clinton, Crown Point, 10 April 1784. 3½ pp, 4to. Concerning mission to meet with Canadian Governor Haldimand regarding the surrender of western posts; noting that the final treaty of peace has not yet reached the governor and describing the impracticability of traversing frozen Lake Champlain to Quebec. -- PARKER, William (Continental Army Surgeon). DS, Exeter, 18 April 1784. 1p, 4to. Certifies that Col. Benjamin Titcomb was wounded at Robertstown on the American retreat from Ticonderoga. -- LEWIS, Morgan (1754-1844, Deputy Quartermaster General). ALS to Colonel Yates, Chessire's, 11 October 1776. 1 p, oblong 8vo. Written on the first day of the Battle of Valcour Island, ordering Yates not to deliver "boards, cut at the Mill," to any except "the officer commanding at Skenesborough" or the QMG at Ticonderoga. -- TRUMBULL, Joseph (1738-1778, Commissary General, Continental Army). ALS to Christopher Varick, [Ticonderoga], 3 November 1776. 1 p, fol.. Reporting that the British have abandoned Crown Point and Chimney Point and retreated to Canada; bragging that the enemy would have suffered heavily. "Delay to us is victory & victory procured without loss of blood is more glorious than any other." -- SHEPARD, John. ALS to A. Shepard in Watertown; Crown Point, 5 July 1776. 2½ pp, fol., small repair with a few words lost. Fine, newsy letter on the failed invasion of Canada, wittily criticizing Schuyler's mismanagement, complaining that "we have been in a miserable situation all the time that we have been in Canada"; with vivid account of the killing and scalping of several soldiers by Indians. -- [FORT GEORGE]. MD, Fort George, 17 June 1777. 1p, fol.. Headed "Officers for 5 Armed Schooner[s] on Lake George," listing Jacobus Wynkoop and others, including two "at Ticonderoga to come to this post." Together eight items. (8) " /> [REVOLUTIONARY WAR, TICONDEROGA AND CROWN POINT]. HOPKINS, Stephen (1707-1785), <I>Signer (Rhode Island)</I>. DS ("Step Hopkins"), n.p., 23 September 1755. <I>2pp, small 4to</I>. Hopkins acknowledges receipt of £3,000 "for Furnishing the recruits now going to Crown Point." Warrant is also signed by three members of the Committee of War, Daniel Jenckes, Thomas Cranston, and Peter Bourne. -- WILKINSON, James (1757-1825). ALS to Richard Varick (1753-1831) in Albany; Crown Point, 10 July 1776. <I>1½pp, 4to, address leaf, both neatly inlaid</I>. Fine, very early letter of Burr's future co-conspirator, passing on intelligence of British ships under construction at St. Johns, German mercenaries and Indians on Lake Champlain: "The enemy are very numerous." -- FISH, Nicholas (1758-1833, Continental Officer). ALS to Governor Clinton, Crown Point, 10 April 1784. <I>3½ pp, 4to</I>. Concerning mission to meet with Canadian Governor Haldimand regarding the surrender of western posts; noting that the final treaty of peace has not yet reached the governor and describing the impracticability of traversing frozen Lake Champlain to Quebec. -- PARKER, William (Continental Army Surgeon). DS, Exeter, 18 April 1784. <I>1p, 4to</I>. Certifies that Col. Benjamin Titcomb was wounded at Robertstown on the American retreat from Ticonderoga. -- LEWIS, Morgan (1754-1844, Deputy Quartermaster General). ALS to Colonel Yates, Chessire's, 11 October 1776. <I>1 p, oblong 8vo</I>. Written on the first day of the Battle of Valcour Island, ordering Yates not to deliver "boards, cut at the Mill," to any except "the officer commanding at Skenesborough" or the QMG at Ticonderoga. -- TRUMBULL, Joseph (1738-1778, Commissary General, Continental Army). ALS to Christopher Varick, [Ticonderoga], 3 November 1776. <I>1 p, fol.</I>. Reporting that the British have abandoned Crown Point and Chimney Point and retreated to Canada; bragging that the enemy would have suffered heavily. "Delay to us is victory & victory procured without loss of blood is more glorious than any other." -- SHEPARD, John. ALS to A. Shepard in Watertown; Crown Point, 5 July 1776. <I>2½ pp, fol., small repair with a few words lost</I>. Fine, newsy letter on the failed invasion of Canada, wittily criticizing Schuyler's mismanagement, complaining that "we have been in a miserable situation all the time that we have been in Canada"; with vivid account of the killing and scalping of several soldiers by Indians. -- [FORT GEORGE]. MD, Fort George, 17 June 1777. <I>1p, fol.</I>. Headed "Officers for 5 Armed Schooner[s] on Lake George," listing Jacobus Wynkoop and others, including two "at Ticonderoga to come to this post." <I>Together eight items.</I> (8) | Christie's