the unsatisfactory result of his test of a number of twelve
pounder cannons. With 3 portraits. Together 4 pieces.
46. BARTON (WILLIAM, Revolutionary Officer). A. L. S.,
3 pp. 4to. New York, Sept. 6, 1785 (inlaid).
* To Col. Z. Andrews, telling of his wound, the amount of
money voted him by Congress, etc.
47. BASSETT (RICHARD, Gov. of Delaware). Legal
D. S., 2 pp. folio, Kent County, Delaware, Aug. 1773.
48. BAYARD (THOMAS F., Statesman). 2 A. L. S. and
2 signatures. 1882, 1887. 4 pieces.
49. BELL (JOHN, Senator from Tennessee). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 12mp. May, 1841 ; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Dec. 1847. Por-
trait. 3 pieces.
50. BENJAMIN (JUDAH P.). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Rich-
mond, Sept. 29, 1862. To Hon. G. W. Randolph, regarding
appointments in the army; A. L. S., 3 pp. 12mo. April 5,
1873. About his forthcoming book. 2 pieces.
51. BENTON (THOMAS HART, Missouri Statesman).
Manuscript notes. 9 pp. 4to. [ca. 1828]. Notes for his speech
of the Tariff Bill. With portraits and clippings. 6 pieces.
52. BERNARD (SIR FRANCIS, Colonial Governor of
Mass.). A. L. S., 3*4 pp. folio. Castle William, Aug. 8, 1761.
A long and interesting letter outlining the form of govern-
ment in the Massachusettes colonies as compared with that of
the New Jersey province from which he had recently been
transferred. (Slightly worn in one fold.)
* A fine item. Barnard probably did more than any other
one man to precipitate the war of the revolution.
53. BERNARD (SIR FRANCIS, Governor of the Province
of Mass.). D. S., 1 page, 4to, Boston, Oct. 29, 1765. An order
on the Treasurer to pay to the town of Truro the sum of eight
pounds for the repair of beaches and fences. Printed form.
54. BERNARD (SIR FRANCIS, Governor of Mass. Bay
Colony). D. S., 4to. Boston, Feb. 20, 1766. Order for pen-
sion payment, partly printed, signed by Burnet as Gov. and
by John Cotton as Sect'y of th Council.
55. BIDDLE (NICHOLAS, Financier, Pres. of the U. S.
Bank, 1819). A. L. S., 1 page, 4to, May 13, 1834. With 2
portraits. 3 pieces.
* To Elijah Paine. Eelative to deposit of salary.
56. BIDDLE (NICHOLAS, Banker). A. L. S.,-1 p. 4to.
June, 1823; A. N. S., 1 p. 4to. June, 1836; 2 portraits and
view of bank. Together 5 pieces.
57. BIGLER (WILLIAM, Gov. and Senator from Penn.).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Oct. 1849 ; A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. May, 1857 ;
A. L. S., 8vo. June, 1860 ; A. L. S. June, 1873 ; A. L. S. Jan.
1873 ; Signature cut 'from document ; 2 portraits. Together
58. BILLINGHAM (RICHARD, Colonial Gov. of Mass.).
D. S., 1 p. 18mo. 25:4:1662. (Mounted.) Deposition of
Jonathan Lambert regarding the ship Blossom.
'59. BINGHAM (JOHN A.). A. L. S., 4 pp. 12mo. Wash.
Jan'y 24, 1867. Address removed.
* Interesting political letter, dealing with the franchise.
60. BINGHAM (JOHN A.). A. L. S., 3 pp. 12mo. Wash.
March 8, 1867 ; Autograph signature ; 2 portraits by Ferine.
61. BLAIR (FRANCIS PRESTON, Editor). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to; A. N. S. on bottom of a letter dated July, 1838;
2 portraits, one by Sartain. Together 4 pieces.
62. BLEDSOE (JESSE, Senator from Kentucky). A. L. S.,
Jan. 1814 ; 2 A. L. S., Dec. 11, 1814. All three letters to the
Governor, on the title of the Indians to land, etc.
63. BLENNERHASSETT (HARMON, connected with the
Burr conspiracy). A. L, S., 2 pp. 12mo. March 3, 1799;
2 portraits. 3 pieces.
64. BLOODWORTH (TIMOTHY, Member of the Conti-
nental Congress from S. C.). D. S., 2 pp. folio. Wilmington,
June 16, 1806. Manifest of the schooner "Aurora."
65. BOONS (DANIEL, Frontiersman). Signed Document,
inlaid to 4to size. Receipt for 41 wages as a Delegate ; Por-
traits engraved by Longacre and others. Together 13 pieces.
66. BOURNE (BENJAMIN, Soldier in the Revolution and
M. C. from R. I.). A. L. S., 1 page, 4to, Phila. May 3, 1796.
To Welcome Arnold, telling of the passage of the bill accept-
ing the British Treaty.
67. BOUTWELL (GEORGE S., Statesman). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to. Wash. Dec. 14, 1862, To Robert T. Walker, re-
garding the school system of Mass. Cut signature. 2 pieces.
68. BOWDOIN (JAMES, Gov. of Mass. 1785-87). D. S.,
3 pp. folio. Bost, May 14, 1789. Signed also by Wm. Erving,
Oliver Wendell, Simeon Ashley, and others. (Worn in the
69. BRADLEY (STEPHEN R., Rev. Soldier, Senator from
Vermont). A. L. S. Westminster, Oct. 6, 1784. 1 page, 4to.
70. BRAMLETTE (THOMAS E., Gov. of Kentucky in
1863-67). D. S., 1 p. folio. June 1, 1866. Printed document,
signed by Bramlette as Governor and by John F. Van Winkle,
Sec. of State.
71. BRANT (JOSEPH, Mohawk Chief). D. S., 1 page,
12mo. Niagara, Dec. 25, 1799. Affidavit certifying that he
had no source of income except his allowance of half pay as
a Captain in his Majesty's late Six Nation Indian Department.
With 2 portraits. 3 pieces.
72. BRECKINRIDGE (W. C. P., Soldier and Statesman).
A. L. S., iy 2 pp. Lexington, Oct. 1872 ; Another of 1 p. 4to.
March, 1884. 2 pieces.
73. BRODHEAD (COL. DANIEL, Revolutionary Soldier).
D. S., 1 p. folio, Phila. Jan. 5, 1798.
74. BROOKE (FRANCIS J., Judge and soldier in Revolu-
tion). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Fredericksburg, Va., April, 1801.
To James Madison ; recommending Henry Coleman for a clerk-
75. BROOKS (GEN. JOHN, Gov. of Mass.). D. S., 1 p.
folio. June 11, 1818. Signed by John Brooks as Governor
and Alden Bradford as Sec. of the Commonwealth. 2 por-
traits after Stuart. 3 pieces.
76. BROOKS (JOHN, Gen. in Rev. and Gov. of Mass.).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Medford, Dec. 17, 1824. To Gen. W. H.
Sumner, on business matters.
77. BROWN (ALBERT GALLATIN, Senator and Gov. of
Miss.). A. L. S., Executive Chamber, Dec. 22, 1846. To Hon.
R. I. "Walker, regarding an appointment of a surgeon in the
Mexican War; A. L. S., 2 pp. July, 1845; A. L. S., 1 p. Feb.
1855; A. L. S., 1 p. Aug. 1855. 4 pieces.
78. BROWN (CHARLES F., "Artemas Ward"). A. L. S.
July 4, 1866. 1 page, 8vo, inlaid to 4to.
79. BROWN (JAMES, Senator from Louisiana). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to. July 11, 1814. To David Porter, regarding his
battle, and the loss of the "Essex." A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. July
31, 1813; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Jan. 1821. Portrait. Together
80. BROWNLOW (WILLIAM G., Governor and Senator
from Tenn.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Dec. 30, 1848; A. N. S.
Dec. 16, 1863; Signature; 4 portraits and views. 7 pieces.
81. BRUCE (BLANCHE K., Senator from Miss., born of
slave parents). A. N. S., 1 p. Sept. 1876; A. N. S., April,
1878 ; Signature on card. 3 pieces.
82. BRYAN (GEORGE, Delegate to the Stamp Act Con-
gress, 1765 ; Pres. of the Ex. Council of Pa. 1778). D. S., 1 p.
4to, Phila. 28, 1778.
* Bill of John Klotz to the Council of Pa., for expenses, with
the Council Order to pay same, signed by G. Bryan, as Vice-
83. BRYAN (WM. J., Secty. of State). A. L. S., Dec. 14,
1896; A. N. S., May 28, 1892; A. L. S. of Silas L. Bryan,
father of W. J. ; 17 portraits. 20 pieces.
84. BRYANT (WILLIAM CULLEN). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to.
New York, June 27, 1843.
* To J. K. Tefft, in regard to autographs of Luther and
Melancthon, and on personal matters.
85. BUCHANAN (JAMES, fifteenth President). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to. Washington, Feb. 21, 1849.
* To Col. T. Jefferson Randolph, Thomas Jefferson's grand-
son, regarding the publication of Jefferson's correspondence
86. BUCHANAN (JAMES). A. N. S., 1 p. 4to. Wash.
June 18, 1836.
* To General Andrew Jackson, to send "another testimonial
in favor of Mr. Crawford from George M. Dallas. ' '
87. BUCHANAN (JAMES). D. S., 1 p. folio. Washing-
ton, June 21, 1860. Signed also by Lewis Cass, and with the
seal of the IT. S. Nomination of a consul to the Barbadoes.
88. BURGES (TRISTAM, M. C. and Chief Justice of
R. I.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Providence, Feb. 26, 1841. To
Pres. Elect Wm. Henry Harrison; L. S., 1 page, 4to. Wash.
April 25, 1826. With a portrait and an autograph presenta-
tion copy of his speech "Duties on Imports." Together 4
89. BURNET (JACOB, Statesman and Author). A. L. S.,
iy 2 pp. 4to. Cincinnati, April, 1809; A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to.
Nov. 1836 ; 2 portraits. Together 4 pieces.
90. BURNET (WILLIAM, Colonial Gov. of New York and
New Jersey). D. S., 2<iX> pp. folio. New York, March 11,
1726/7. (Worn in folds.)
* Legal document in regard to land, signed by Burnet as
91. BURNET (WILLIAM, Colonial Governor of N. Y.
1720-28, of Mass. 1728-30). D. S., 1 page, oblong 4to. New
York, Aug. 28, 1727, Note for the sum of 150 pounds for the
services of James Alexander.
92. BURNSIDE (GEN. AMBROSE E.). A. L. S., 1 p.
12mo. Oct. 1870. To Gen. Badeau; A. N. S., 1 p. 12mo.
Aug. 1894; Signature, with photograph; Portrait. Together
93. BURR (AARON). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Albany, July
14, 1783. Unaddressed : asking for passports for his brother-
in-law and another gentleman.
94. BURR (AARON). Miscellaneous Autograph Notes,
containing addresses, copy of a note asking for passports in
France, names, etc. Together 11 pieces.
9'5. BURR (AARON). A. L. in French, to a lady in Paris
who had presented him with a pen, written in Burr's most
gallant style. 2 pp. 12mo, March 28, 1811, unsigned.
96. BURR (AARON). Autograph Notes on many of his
Law Cases, including Lion vs. Burtis, Haight and Jackson,
Dodd vs. Dodd, etc. With references to law books, etc. To-
gether 22 pieces.
97. BUTLER (BENJAMIN F., General and Lawyer).
L. S., 1 p. 4to. Bost. Sept. 1889; Card with signature and
short autographic note; 6 portraits; a number of clippings.
Together 14 pieces.
98. BUTLER (PIERCE, M. 0. C., Senator from S. C.).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Phila. April 28, 1817. Not addressed : in
regard to taxes, and mentions Generals 'Hara and Wilkins.
99. BUTLER (WILLIAM ALLEN). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to.
N. Y. April, 1859. On literary matters; A. N. S., on a card.
Nov. 1898; A. N., 1 p. June, 1896; L. S., 1 p. 4to. Dec. 1896;
L. S., 2 pp. Sept. 1902 (said to be his last signature). To-
gether 5 pieces.
100. CABOT (GEORGE, Member of Constitutional Con-
vention and Senator). A. L. S., 1 p. folio. Beverly, Oct. 1788.
To Oliver Peabody, on business matters, and giving a draft of
a document on the back of his letter.
101. CABOT (GEORGE). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Boston, Oc-
tober, 1806. To Mr. Wolcott, introducing Andrew Thorndike ;
Stock certificate, endorsed by George Cabot. Feb. 1816.
102. CADWALADER (JOHN, Revolutionary General).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Kent County, October 22nd, 1781. Not
addressed, but to the Governor, asking for a passport for Mrs.
103. CALHOUN (JOHN C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Wash.
May 24, 1842. To Albert G. Zamkreskie, regarding a lecture;
3 portraits and biographical sketch. 3 pieces.
104. CALIFORNIA STATESMEN, 4 A. L. S. of Wm. M.
Gavin ; A. L. S. of John B. Weller, 1841 ; Signature of David
C. Broderick; A. L. S. of Milton S. Latham, I860; 2 A. L. S.
of James A. McDougall, 1852 and '61; 4 A. L. S. of John
Conness, 1864 and '69 ; and others, including 16 portraits,
clippings, etc. Together 44 pieces.
105. CALIFORNIA, NEVADA AND OREGON GOVER-
NORS. A. L. S. of John Bigler, 1867 ; A. L. S. of F. F. Law,
1864; A. L. S. of J. W. Adams, 1883; A. L. S. of Lafayette
Grover, 1878; Signature of Sylvester Pennoyer; and others.
Together 7 pieces.
106. CAMERON (SIMON, Senator from Penn. and Sec'y
of War, 1861). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Middletown, Jan. 1845;
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. Feb. 1847 ; A. N. S., 1 p. 12mo. Aug. 1864 ;
2 portraits. Together 5 pieces.
107. CARLETON (SIR GUY, Commander of British
troops in Revolution). L. S., 2 pp. folio, New York, June 6,
1783; Portrait. 2 pieces.
* To Major General de Riedesel, reading in part: "In my
last to you of the l?th of April, by Cornet Schoennoald, I in-
formed you, that I had intended to send all the Brunswick
Troops to Canada by the earliest opportunity, but that the
change in public affairs had rendered it impossible to spare
transports for that purpose." A very interesting and impor-
108. CASS (LEWIS). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Wash. Dec. 27,
1858. To C. W. Grandin ; Signature to a receipt. Jan. 1855 ;
Biographical sketch 3 pieces.
109. CASS (LEWIS). L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Detroit, Dec. 5,
1848, written in reply to a letter of regret after his defeat
for president. With portrait. Both inlaid. 2 pieces.
110. CELEBRATED AMERICAN WOMEN. Willard
(Frances E.). Signed Card; Stanton (Elizabeth Cady). 2
signed cards and 6 portraits; Sanborn (Katherine A.). 7
A. L. S. ; and others. Together 29 pieces, including portraits.
111. CHAMBERS (JOHN, Gov. of Iowa, and Aide to
Gen. Harrison). A. L. S., 1 page, 4to, Wash. Jan. 11, 1825.
To Gen. Robert Poague.
112. CHANDLER (JOSEPH R., Statesman, Author). 2
A. L. S., 1837 and 1858. The first a letter of introduction,
the other a fine descriptive letter from Naples. Portrait.
113. CHAUNCEY (COMMODORE ISAAC). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to. Navy Yard, N. Y. Feb. 20, 1826. To Col. George
Bomford, in regard to a consign for him shipped in the
114. CHILDS (GEORGE W.). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Phila.
Jan. 5, 1869 ; 15 portraits and clippings relating to Mr. Childs.
Together 16 pieces.
115. CHIPMAN (NATHANIEL, Senator, Jurist). A.L. S. r
1 page, 4to, Wash. Dec. 21, 1801.
116. CHITTENDEN (THOMAS, First Gov. of Vermont).
L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Birmington, June 15, 1778. To Eleazer
Wheelock, in reply to a memorial he had presented in behalf
of Dartmouth College.
117. CHOATE (JOSEPH H., Famous N. Y. Lawyer, Am-
bassador to the Court of St. James). A. L.'s S., 1906-09. All
addressed to Mr. Joline. 10 pieces. With 16 portraits. To-
gether 26 pieces.
118. CHOATE (RUFUS, Senator from Mass.). A. L. S.,
I p. 4to. Boston, Jan. 21, 1851 ; A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo. n. d. ; 1 p.
manuscript; 8 portraits and pages of facsimiles. Together
119. CILLEY (JONATHAN, M. C. from Maine, killed in
a duel with W. J. Graves of Ky.). A. L. S., 1 page, 4to, Jan.
26, 1838. Written shortly before his death.
120. CIVIL WAR. Signatures of U. S. Grant, Jefferson
Davis, and Wm. T. Sherman. 3 pieces.
121. CLAIBORNE (WILLIAM C. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to.
New Orleans, Feb. 1814. To the President, regarding a naval
officer; A.L. S.,1 p. folio. Dec. 1814. To Commodore Patter-
son in reference to equipment ; Portrait. 3 pieces.
122. CLARK (JOHN, Gov. of Georgia and distinguished
soldier in the Revolution). D. S., 1 page, folio (partly
printed), Milledgeville, Oct. 26, 1821. Commission of Justices
of the Inferior Court.
123. CLARKE (GEORGE, Governor of N. Y. 1736-43).
Two D. S., 1 page, 4to. June 11, 1736, orders to the Attorney
General; 1 page, 4to. N. Y. April 22, 1712, signature of
endorsement on a note for 20 pounds. Together 2 pieces.
124. CLARKE (MATTHEW ST. GLAIR). 2 A. L. S.
dated Nov. 24, 1826, and Feb. 28, 1843 ; 4to. One of 3 pp.
relates to the publication of the American Archives and of the
efforts to obtain an appropriation from Congress.
125. CLEMENS (SAMUEL L.). Typewritten Manuscript
of his story: "The Cradle of Liberty." 20 quarto pages,
wilh six original pencil sketches to illustrate the above, and
notes in the handwriting of the author. Portrait. Bound in
126. CLINTON (DE WITT). D. S., 1 page, folio, May 4,
1809. 2 portraits. Together 3 pieces.
127. CLINTON (JAMES, Statesman and Soldier). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to. New York, Feb. 26, 1790 (repaired). 3 portraits.
4 pieces ; inlaid.
* To Col. Isaac Me . . . (name erased), reading in part:
"/ have executed- the Deed to Mr. Robert Morris for his half
of the Onnaquago Tract," etc.
128. COBBETT (WILLIAM). A. L. S., 16 pp. folio and
4to. An Autograph copy of his "Letter B," "to the Free-
men of the City of Worcester. Mr. Cobbett offers himself as
a Member for that City His motives for making this offer.
Lancaster, State of Pennsylvania, North America, this loth.
Feb. 1818." Portrait. All mounted to folio, and bound in
* Mr. Cobbett evidently soon changed his mind as to what
city he would stand for as a member of Parliament, for when
this letter -was published in the April 18th number of "Cob-
bett 's Weekly ' ' it was addressed to the Freemen of Coventry.
This copy was probably the one Mr. Cobbett kept for his own
use, for it is marked ' ' Duplicate, ' ' and is written on rough
paper. The people of Coventry accepted his offer to stand for
Parliament, but he was defeated.
129. GOLDEN (CADWALLADER D., Author and States-
man). A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to, N. Y. May, 1803. With 2 portraits.
130. GOLDEN (CADWALLADER D., Mayor of New
York, 1818-21 ; Member of Congress, 1821-23). A. L. S., 2 pp.
4to, n. p., n. d.
* To Col. M. Willet. Introducing Mr. Morinas and mention-
ing Gen. Lafayette.
131. COLLIER (HENRY WATKINS, Gov. of Alabama).
D. S., 2 pp. 4to. May 22, 1851 ; Another dated March 6. 1852.
Printed documents, signed by Collier as Governor, and with
the seal of the state. 2 pieces.
132. COLONIAL NEW YORKERS. Bond signed by Jere-
miah and Ebenezar Wilson, Sept. 24, 1717. New York. 1 page
folio, partly printed.
133. COLQUITT (ALFRED H., Confederate General and
Governor of Georgia). A. L. S., 1883; A. N. S., 1892; and
2 portraits. 3 pieces.
134. CONKLING (ROSCOE, Statesman). Two L. S., 1
page, 8vo, Wash. May 9, 1870 ; and 3 pp. 4to, Utica, May 22,
1875 ; cut signature and a portrait. Together 4 pieces.
135. COOPER (JAMES, Senator and General). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to. Gettysburg, Oct. 1842. Interesting political letter;
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to. May, 1852; A. L. S., 1 p. 16mo. April,
1850 ; A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo. Dec. 1848 ; 2 portraits. Together
136. COOPER (JAMES FENIMORE). A. L. S. Hall,
Cooperstown, July 3, 1847. 1 page, 4to, to N. G. Beardsley,
refusing an invitation to lecture. With 2 portraits. 3 pieces,
all inlaid to 4to.
137. COOPER (JAMES FENIMORE). Original Manu-
script of the Life of Richard Dale, the eminent American
Naval Officer. 16 pp. folio. Bound in blue straight-grain
morocco, with title in gilt on the side, with portrait and
specially printed title, by Stikeman.
* A very important manuscript, entirely in the handwriting
of the author, and written for his History of the Navy of the
United States. One of the most interesting passages is that
describing the battle between the Serapis and Bon Homme
Eichard, in which Dale fought under Paul Jones.
138. CORNBURY (EDWARD HYDE, LORD, Gov. of
N. Y. 1702-08). D. S., 1 page, folio. Feb. 24, 1702-3. Legal
inventory of the estate of Thomas Lambert. With 2 portraits
(in female attire) and a facsimile. Together 4 pieces.
139. CORWIN (THOMAS, Gov. and Senator from Ohio).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Wash. April 9, 1840. To B. Adams, on
140. CRANCH (WILLIAM, Justice). A. L. S., 1 page,
1848. Signature, and 2 portraits. 4 pieces.
141. CRANSTON (SAMUEL, Colonial Governor of Rhode
Island for 30 successive terms, 1698-1727). D. S., 1 page,
oblong 4to, Aug. 24, 1710. Commission of Charles Andrews
as lieutenant in a company of infantry. (Repaired in the
142. CRITTENDEN (JOHN JORDAN, Statesman).
A. L. S., 4 pp. 4to. Wash. Sept. 11, 1841.
* To W. Thompson, reading in part: "The President's sec-
ond Veto may be considered I suppose, as a personal rupture
between him and the Whig party. My resignation will go to
the President in half an hour so will Emery's, Bell's $ Bad-
ger's Webster and Granger will continue in office," etc.
143. CRITTENDEN (JOHN J., Gov. and Senator from
Kentucky). A. L. S., 2y 2 pp. 4to. Wash. Feb. 4, 1851. To
General Combs, on political matters.
144. CROWNINSHIELD (BENJ. W., Sect. Navy in the
War of 1812). A. L. S., 1815; L. S., 1818; Signature and
2 portraits. 4 inlaid. 5 pieces.
145. CUETIN (ANDREW G., War Gov. of Penn.). Three
A. L. S. and an autograph signature. 2 pp. 4to, Belleforte,
Aug. 16, 1843; 2 pp. 12mo, Mar. 28, 1859; and 1 page 4to,
Nov. 17, 1864. With 9 portraits, clippings, etc. Together 13
146. GUSHING (CALEB, Statesman). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to.
Wash. April 15, 1841. To Mr. Briggs, on political matters;
A. L. S., 4 pp. 4to. Newbury Port, Nov. 27, 1846. To Gov.
Briggs, on military affairs. 2 pieces.
147. GUSHING (THOMAS, Statesman). A. L. S., 1V 2 pp.
4to. Phila, June 10, 1775.
* To Elbridge Gerry, Watertown; reading in part: "... are
advised to carry on the affairs of Government untUl a Governor
of his Majestys appointment will Consent to Govern according
the directions of ye Charter . . . The bearer carried a recom-
mendation to the other Colonies to supply you with all the
powder they can safely spare."
148. DALLAS (GEORGE M., Vice-President and Senator
from Penn.). A. L. S. (signature crossed through with ink),
1 p. 4to, n. d. ; 1 p. of legal document in Dallas 's handwriting;
Check signed by Maria Dallas; Portrait and biographical
sketch (autograph documents mended). 5 pieces.
149. DALTON (TRISTRAM, First U. S. Senator from
.Mass.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to. Washington, October, 1800. To
Henry Kubil, on financial matters.
150. DARLEY (FELIX 0. C.). A. L. S., 2 pp. 12mo.
Claymont, Nov. 10, 1870; etched portrait by H. B. Hall.
* The letter is about his illustrations for Morris 's poems.
151. DAVENPORT (JOHN Lawyer, and Major in the
American Revolution). A. L. S., 1 page, 4to, March 14, 1815;
A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to, March 25, 1815; A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Oct. 23,
1815. 3 pieces.
* All addressed to Hon. Wm. Coxe, relating to legal matters
and lands in Stamford, Conn.
152. DAVIE (WILLIAM RICHARDSON, Revolutionary
Officer). A. L. S., 5 pp. 4to. Halifax, March 25th, 1801.
* To Benjamin Williams, Governor of N. C. An interesting
153. DAVIS (JEFFERSON). A. L. S., 1 p. 4tx>. Novem-
ber 15, 1851. Not addressed: on private financial matters;
Signature from letter ; 3 woodcuts. Together 5 pieces.
154. DAVIS (JOHN, Gov. and Senator of Mass.) . A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to. Worcester, June, 1842. To General Dearborne, in
regard to the disposal of equipment.
155. DAYTON (JONATHAN, Soldier and Statesman).
A. L. S., 214 pp. 4to. Richmond, Aug. 1807 (worn in folds).
To A. J. Dallas, on political matters.
156. DAYTON (JONATHAN, M. 0. C., Senator from
N. J.). A. L. S., 1 p. folio. Elizabethtown, March 13, 1812,
To Judge Ethan A. Brown, regarding his property in Ohio.
157. DEARBORN (GEN. HENRY). A. L. S., 1 page,
12mo, Exeter, March 11, 1778. Order for the release of
prisoners. With 2 portraits. All inlaid.
158. DECATUR (COMMODORE STEPHEN). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to. Wash. Jan. 17, 1817. To Thomas Willing, in re-
gard to a situation of bank cashier. With 4 portraits. To-
gether 5 pieces.
159. DECATUR (STEPHEN, 1779-1820). A. N. S., 1 p.
4to. Monday, no date or address.
160. DESHA (JOSEPH, Maj.-Gen. in War of 1812, and
Gov. of Ky.) . A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Wash. Jan. 7, 1814. To Gov.
Isaac Shelby, concerning the war and the negotiations for
peace between Great Britain and America.
161. DEWEY (ADMIRAL GEORGE). A. L. S., 4 pp.
8vo, U. S. Flagship " Pensacola," Leghorn, April 12 [1885-
88?]. To " My Dear Worthington " concerning the doings
of members of the fleet in the Mediterranean and other
personal affairs. With 9 portraits and clipping. Together
162. DICKENSON (MAIILON, N. J. Statesman). A. N. S.,
1 p. 4to, Oct. 3, 1837; Portrait by Parker; Biographical
sketch. 3 pieces.
163. DICKENSON (MAHLON, Statesman). A. L. S.,May
8, 1846, 4 p. folio, relating to protective tariff and Gen. Cass
as a candidate for president. L. S., 1834. Portrait. All
inlaid. 3 pieces.
164. DIX (JOHN A., Statesman and Gen.). A L. S., 1
page 8vo. West Hampton, July 30, 1878. To W. D. Phillips,
regarding the publication of his speeches. Mounted.
165. DONG AN (THOMAS, Colonial Governor of N. Y.,
1682-88). D. S., 1 page folio. July 20, 1691. Bill of sale
for the brigantine " Mary," formerly the " Port Royal."
*Dongan at this time was preparing for his return to Eng-
land, which occurred the same year.
166. DOUGLAS (STEPHEN A., Illinois Statesman). 3
A. L. S., 1 page 4to, St. Louis, Oct. 14, 1843; 2 pp. 4to, May
11, 1848; and 1 page 12mo, Wash., March 1, 1852 (pieces
torn from one corner). With 12 portraits. Together 15
167. DUDLEY (JOSEPH, Pres. of New England, 1685,
Gov. of Mass. 1702-15). A. N. S., 1 page 4to. Bost., March
26, 1687. Acknowledging a note against him for the pay-
ment of twelve pounds per annum. Witnessed and signed
by Thomas Dudley and Samuel Hobbart. With a portrait.
168. DUDLEY (JOSEPH, Pres. of New England 1685,
Gov. of Mass, 1702-15). A. L. S., 1 page 4to. Bost. Sept.
14, 1705. To the Members of the Council of the Province of
New Hampshire, asking them to provide a residence for the