1 p., 4to. DENYING TREASON. General Hull, commander of the army that surrendered Detroit to the British, was accused of cowardice and treason. Shortly before his court-martial, he writes to North asking that he send a letter to the president of the court, Wade Hampton, specifying his actions during the Revolutionary War and expressing "my general character with regard to bravery and courage." Hull was convicted and sentenced to be shot, but received a stay of execution as a result of his record in the Continental Army. -- BIDDLE, James (1783-1848), Naval Officer. Autograph letter signed ("J Biddle") [to David Porter], Philadelphia, 11 December 1815. 2 pp., 4to. PRAISING THE "HORNET". Biddle notes that Congress had honored victorious captains of the war with a medal and money for every enemy ship they captured or destroyed. He expresses his belief that the Captain of the Horneti should also be honored despite the fact that "the action of the Hornet and Penguin occurred since the peace." He notes that he will also confer with Captain Rodgers. -- KEITH, George. Autograph letter signed ("Geo:Keith") to J.M. Lamothe, "Mackenzie's River Departt," 20 November 1812. 2½ pp., 4to. Keith writes of weather conditions, the Hudson Bay Company and expresses concern over the war: "we are not without some anxiety, originating from the American Declaration of War against Great Britain. This storm has been for sometime hovering over our Hearts, but we always entertained some hopes that it would dispel." -- CARDEN, John S. Letter signed to Le Roy and Bayard, "His Britannic Majesty's Ship Macedonian," Hampton Roads, [VA], 10 February 1812. 1 p., folio. Requesting anything they want him to transport to Lisbon. -- YOUNG, Samuel. Autograph letter signed [to Governor Jonas Galusha], n.p., [October 1812]. 3 pp., folio. A commissary report for items transported from Springfield to Bennington for the use of the militia. Together five items. (5) " /> [WAR OF 1812]. HULL, William (1753-1825), <I>Brigadier General</I>. Letter signed ("W Hull") to Major General William North, Boston, 8 February 1813. <I>1 p., 4to</I>. DENYING TREASON. General Hull, commander of the army that surrendered Detroit to the British, was accused of cowardice and treason. Shortly before his court-martial, he writes to North asking that he send a letter to the president of the court, Wade Hampton, specifying his actions during the Revolutionary War and expressing "my general character with regard to bravery and courage." Hull was convicted and sentenced to be shot, but received a stay of execution as a result of his record in the Continental Army. -- BIDDLE, James (1783-1848), <I>Naval Officer</I>. Autograph letter signed ("J Biddle") [to David Porter], Philadelphia, 11 December 1815. <I>2 pp., 4to</I>. PRAISING THE "HORNET". Biddle notes that Congress had honored victorious captains of the war with a medal and money for every enemy ship they captured or destroyed. He expresses his belief that the Captain of the <I>Horneti</I> should also be honored despite the fact that "the action of the Hornet and Penguin occurred since the peace." He notes that he will also confer with Captain Rodgers. -- KEITH, George. Autograph letter signed ("Geo:Keith") to J.M. Lamothe, "Mackenzie's River Depart<SUP>t</SUP>," 20 November 1812. <I>2½ pp., 4to</I>. Keith writes of weather conditions, the Hudson Bay Company and expresses concern over the war: "we are not without some anxiety, originating from the American Declaration of War against Great Britain. This storm has been for sometime hovering over our Hearts, but we always entertained some hopes that it would dispel." -- CARDEN, John S. Letter signed to Le Roy and Bayard, "His Britannic Majesty's Ship Macedonian," Hampton Roads, [VA], 10 February 1812. <I>1 p., folio</I>. Requesting anything they want him to transport to Lisbon. -- YOUNG, Samuel. Autograph letter signed [to Governor Jonas Galusha], n.p., [October 1812]. <I>3 pp., folio</I>. A commissary report for items transported from Springfield to Bennington for the use of the militia. <I>Together five items</I>. (5) | Christie's