Hudson and Catskill, Feb., 1812. Inlaid.
* Monthly Eeturn of the Recruiting Party commanded by
Lieut. Col. Backus of the Light Dragoons. Fighting at the
head of these Dragoons at Sacketts Harbor Col. Backus was
46. BALDWIN (ABRAHAM, M. 0. C. from Georgia).
A. D. S., 1 p. 4to, April 19, 1787. Endorsed on the back of a
legal paper. Inlaid.
47. BANCROFT (GEORGE). A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo, Mar.
27, 1863, to Mr. Hurd, comparing Greek and modern civiliza-
tion. Inlaid to 4to.
48. BANISTER (JOHN, M. 0. C. from Virginia). A. L. S.,
1V2 PP-, York, April 10, 1778. Inlaid.
* An unaddressed letter of great interest, telling of the
financing of the army. It ends with the sentence : ' ' General
Lee is here on Parole."
49. BARNUM (P. T., Showman). A. L. (3rd person),
1849; A. D. S. by C. D. Robinson, Wisconsin Sec. of State;
A. L. S. by W. H. Seward, Jr., 1882 ; Signature of Mary J.
Pitman, Author; Signature of Alice E. Freeman; Signature
of Prof. J. Forsyth, and many other American autographs.
60. BARNWELL (ROBERT, M. 0. C. from S. C.). L. S.,
1 p. 4to. Dec. 15, 1796. Another of the same size, Dec. 19,
1796. On military and other government Inatters; both
signed as speaker of the House. 2 pieces, inlaid.
51. BASSETT (RICHARD, M. 0. C., Gov. Delaware).
A. D. S., 2 pp. folio, May, 1773. Portrait. 2 pieces, inlaid.
52. BAYARD (JOHN, Patriot, M. O. C.). A. D. S., 1 p.
16mo, June 9, 1775. Portrait. Both inlaid. 2 pieces.
Order for lead for the use of Col. Boberdeau's Battalion.
53. BEATTY (JOHN, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1 p. 4to, March
10, 1798, Major's Commission, signed also by Richard Ho well,
Governor of N. J. Inlaid.
54. BEATTY (JOHN, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo, Dec.
13, 1825, to Gen. Wall. Inlaid.
56. BEDFORD (GUNNING, M. 0. C., Gov. Delaware).
Portion of a Muster Roll, signed by Bedford as Muster Master
General. 1 p. 4to, Aug. 2, 1776. Inlaid.
>56. BEDFORD (GUNNING, JR., M. 0. C.). A. D. con-
taining his signature in several places. 1 p. folio, May, 1781.
Portrait. 2 pieces.
57. BEE (THOMAS, M. 0. C. from S. C.). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to, Charles Town, April 2, 1779. Inlaid. To General Lin-
coln, regarding rum for the troops.
58. BENSON (EGBERT, M. 0. C., Jurist). A. L. S., 1 p.
4to, N. Y., Sept. 10, 1813, to G. W. Van Schaick, on business.
Inlaid. 2 portraits on India paper. 3 pieces.
59. BERESFORD (RICHARD, M. 0. C. from S. C.).
A. L. S., 3 pp., November 22, 1784. Inlaid.
60. BIDDLE (EDWARD, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 2 pp. folio,
Lancaster, 1770. Inlaid.
61. BINGHAM (WILLIAM, M. 0. C., Senator). A. L. S.,
3 pp. 4to, Saint Pierre, Martinique, Apr. 24, 1778. 3 por-
traits. 4 pieces, 3 inlaid.
* Interesting letter to the Secret Committee of Congress,
written while agent in Martinique, concerning the purchase of
guns for the American army, the sale of American provisions in
Martinique, and financial difficulties.
62. BLAIR. (JOHN, Virginia delegate to Phila. Conven-
tion, etc.). A. L. S., 3 pp. 4to, Blairsville, May 20, 1800. On
political matters; mentions Burr. Inlaid.
63. BLAND (THEODORIC, M. 0. C., 1732-1800). A. L. S.,
1 p., Farmindell, June 25, 1780. Inlaid.
* Unaddressed ; reading in part: "I find myself honored . . .
with an appointment to represent this commonwealth in Con-
64. BLOUNT (WILLIAM, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to,
no date ; A. L. S. by Alexander Martin, Gov. of N. C., 2 pp.
4to, Jan. 17, 1799. 2 pieces, inlaid.
* While a Senator, Blount was accused of having plotted
with the Creeks and Cherokees to assist the British in conquer-
ing Spanish territory in the South. The above letter from
Martin to Gov. Davie gives the Senate vote on the impeachment
of Blount, and the letter from Blount evidently refers to it.
65. BOUDINOT (ELIAS, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. folio,
Princeton, Sept. 3, 1783.
* To Gov. Nicholas Van Dyke, reading in part : "It is a mat-
ter of great Surprise, that when matters of the utmost Conse-
quence to the Union are daily before Congress, that the State
of Delaware can be so exceedingly inattentive to so important
a Concern. The Union has suffered extremely ~by this inatten-
tion in several of the States," etc.
66. BOUDINOT (ELIAS, M. 0. C.). L. S., 1 p. folio,
Phila., May 6, 1783, to the Governor of Georgia, asking con-
sideration of an Act of Congress. Inlaid.
67. BOUDINOT (ELIAS, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to,
Burlington, N. J., Dec. 16, 1813, to Rev. Dr. Green of Prince-
ton University, concerning troubles with the students. 2 por-
traits. 3 pieces.
68. BOUDINOT (ELISHA, Commissioner of Prisoners in
American Revolution). D. S., 1 p. folio, July 20, 1774. In-
69. BOUTWELL (GEORGE S., Secy, of the Treasury).
2 A. L's S. each of 1 p. 4to, 1851 and 1852; D. S., 1 p. 4to;
2 portraits. 5 pieces, inlaid.
70. BRADDOCK (MAJOR GENERAL EDWARD : Com-
mander-in-Chief of British forces in North America ; wounded
at Monongahela, 1755). Signature "E. Braddock, " mounted
to 8vo sheet.
71. BRECKINRIDGE (JOHN C.). A. L. S., 1 p. 12mo,
Sept. 15, 1869, to Col. I. S. Johnston, on business matters;
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, House of Rep. Jan. 23, 1855 ; Signature on
envelope. 3 pieces.
72. BRISTOW (BENJAMIN H., Secty. of the Treasury).
A. L. S., l!/2 pp. 8vo, N. Y., 1881, relating to stamp collecting;
L. S., 1 p. 4to, Wash., 1875; and 2 other L's S. ; portrait
(mounted). 5 pieces, 4 inlaid.
73. BRODHEAD (DANIEL, Revolutionary Soldier, Sur-
veyor-General of Pa.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, March 14, 1797.
Friendly letter relating to a loan and security.
74. BROOM (JACOB, Statesman. Signer of Federal Con-
stitution). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Wilmington (Del.), July 16,
1807, to James M. Broom, Baltimore. Inlaid.
* He regards war with Great Britain as inevitable, ' ' the
fighting spirit of the people being so much excited." He
trusts there is no foundation to the rumor of his brother being
implicated in "the Burr business."
75. BROWN (GEN. JACOB, Distinguished in the War of
1812). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Headquarters, Sacketts Harbor,
Feb. 25, 1814. To Moss Kent, telling of the successful march
to Sacketts Harbor, etc. Portrait. 2 pieces, inlaid.
76. BROWN (JOHN, M. 0. C. from Virginia). A. N. S.,
1 p. narrow 12mo, 1789 ; 4 portraits. 6 pieces, inlaid.
77. BROWNSON (NATHAN, M. 0. C. from Georgia).
D. S., 1 p. folio, on printed form. April 2, 1784. Inlaid.
78. BRYANT (WILLIAM CULLEN). Autograph manu-
script, 5!/2 PP- 8vo. Address on the Genius of Robert Burns,
delivered before the Burns Association of Brooklyn. 1874.
79. BUCHANAN (JAMES). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Wheat-
land, January 7, 1857, to Hon. Henry A. Wise. An interest-
ing letter on political matters ; 2 portraits. 3 pieces, inlaid.
80. BULL (JOHN, M. 0. C. from S. C.). D. S., iy 2 PP-
folio, August 5, 1766. Inlaid. Signed also by Robert Kirk-
wood and Hercules Hall.
81. BULLOCK (ARCHIBALD, M. 0. C. from Georgia).
D. S., 1 p. folio, Savannah, Dec. 19, 1779. Another of same
size, Nov. 5, 1776. 2 pieces, inlaid.
82. BURGOYNE (GEN. JOHN, British Officer in Revo-
lutionary War). D. S., 1 p. folio. Application of H. Davis
for purchase of Lieutenancy. Signed by Burgoyne as Colonel.
With portrait. 2 pieces, inlaid.
83. BURKE (THOMAS, M. 0. C. and Gov. of N. C.).
A. L. S., 1 p. folio, March 15, 1782. Addressed to General
Washington, and written as Governor in reply to a letter from
the General. Inlaid.
84. BURNET (WILLIAM, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1 p. folio,
June 25, 1779, award to the attorney-general for prosecuting
estates for confiscation. Signed endorsement and 6 lines by
William Paterson (M. 0. C., Gov. N. J.). Inlaid.
85. BURR (AARON). A. L. S., 1 p. folio, Baltimore,
March 22, 1805. Inlaid. Portrait. 2 pieces.
* To Commodore Thomas Truxton, reading in part : "I am
thus far on my way to Phila. in company with Preb'ble"
[Commodore Preble], etc.
86. BURR (AARON). Portion of an Autograph Letter,
unsigned , to a lady, lamenting that he had not written
87. BURR (AARON). Memorandum Book containing over
90 pages of Notes and Statements in the handwriting of Aaron
Burr. 4to, no covers.
* On the outside is written ' ' Cheescocks Minutes of Evi-
dence. Burr." Evidently the notes were made by Burr as
counsel in a dispute involving part of a grant along the Hudson
river. Well-known places are mentioned and some of the
depositions and memoranda are interesting to those familiar
with the Hudson valley.
88. BURR (ELIZA JUMEL, wife of Aaron Burr) . A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to, Harlem-heights, August 27 , to Schuyler
Crippen, on money matters. Inlaid.
89. BURTON (ROBERT, M. 0. C. from N. C.). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to, Richmond, Dec. 25, 1798 ; portrait. 2 pieces, 1 inlaid.
90. BUTLER (BENJAMIN F., U. S. Attorney-General).
8 A. L's S., folio and 4to, March, 1819, to Dec., 1821, to
Messrs. Elmendorf and Beekman in regard to their suit
against J. H. Hitchcock and others. 8 pieces.
91. BUTLER (PIERCE, M. 0. C. from S. C.). A. L. S.,
1 p. 12mo, Jan. 17, 1807; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Jan. 3, 1802;
A. N. S., 1 p. 12mo, n. d. 3 pieces.
92. BUTLER (GEN. WILLIAM 0., Distinguished in the
War of 1812 and the Mexican War). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to,
Carrollton, Ky., April 16, 1847. With a portrait. 2 pieces,
* At the time of this letter Gen. Butler was home on leave
recovering from a wound received at Monterey.
93. CADWALLADER (LAMBERT, M. 0. C.). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to, Trenton, May 31, 1785. Inlaid. 2 portraits.
94. CALHOUN (JOHN C., Statesman). L. S., 6i/> pp. 4to,
Fort Hill, Oct. 11, 1838, to Prof. Henry Vethake.
* A long and interesting letter discussing the tariff, and
setting forth some of the principles of political economy for
which he fought in the Senate.
9*5. CARMICHAEL( WILLIAM, M. 0. C. from Delaware).
A. L. S., 11,4 pp. 4to, Paris, Oct. 20, 1777, to M. Williams, on
personal matters. Inlaid.
96. CARRINGTON (EDWARD, M. 0. C. from Virginia).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Richmond, July 24, 1799, to James Daniel,
regarding internal revenues. Inlaid.
97. CARROLL (CHARLES, of Carrollton, Signer of Decla-
ration). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, March 30, 1775. Inlaid.
* To Matthew Tilghman; reading in part: "Nothing new
here from England but waiting with no little anxiety; all the
talk now is of a very simple step the Govt. have taken to
influence Baltimore County by turning out 5 or 6 very respect-
able Magistrates without suggesting any reason and putting in
new ones more complaisant in Disposition," etc.
98. CARROLL (DANIEL, M. 0. C. from Maryland).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Baltimore, Sept. 4, 1781. Inlaid. To Col.
John Fitzgerald, regarding the arrival of the French fleet, etc.
99. CASWELL (RICHARD, M. 0. C., Gov. of N. C.).
A. L. S., 2 pp. folio, Newington, February 6, 1778. Inlaid.
* To the Justices of Craven, reading in part: "About ten
days ago I rec'd a letter from General Washington informing
me of the distressed situation of the army," etc.
1 100. CHANDLER (GEN. JOHN, Captured in the Battle
of Stony Creek, War of 1812). A. L. S., iy 2 pp. 4to,
Sacketts Harbor, May 2, 1813. To Gov. Tompkins. Inlaid.
* Supporting the claims of Capt. Dimock 's company of
Cavalry, whose services were declined after a month on duty;
and for which service pay had been refused.
101. CHASE (JEREMIAH T., M. O. C. from Maryland,
Pres't of Board of War). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, In Council,
Annapolis, Nov. 24, 1779 ; portrait. 2 pieces.
102. CHASE (SALMON P., Secy, of the Treasury). A.L.S.,
1 p. 8vo, Cincinnati, 1855, regarding the payment of his taxes ;
A. N. S., 1 p. 8vo, Columbus, 1856. Engraved portrait.
3 pieces, inlaid.
103. CHASE (SALMON P.). L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Treasury
Dept., 1863, to W. Allen Butler, regarding cotton held by
the government ; and 2 others. 3 pieces, inlaid.
104. CLARKSON (MATTHEW, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p,
folio, Phila., July 20, 1780, inlaid.
* Certificate of sale by auction of the prize ship Elenora,
which had been captured by Decatur.
105. CLARKSON (MATTHEW, M. 0. C.). A. L. S.,
11/4 pp. 4to, May 19, 1794. Inlaid. Portrait. 2 pieces.
* To A. J. Dallas, regarding the expenses of the Committee
106. CLAY (JOSEPH, M. 0. C. from Georgia). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to, Savannah, July 19, 1776. Inlaid.
107. CLEMENS (SAMUEL L., "MARK TWAIN"). 2
A. L's S., each of 2 pp., May, 1906, to Owen Root, of New
York City Railroad Co., making complaint on his daughter's
behalf against a conductor ; with Mark Twain 's visiting card ;
also 5 documents regarding the complaint, stating the case of
108. CLEMENS (SAMUEL L.). Typewritten manuscript
of 6 pp. A fragment of "The American Claimant" with a
few notes in the author's autograph. Also, 21 portraits of
Mark Twain and a view of his birthplace.
109. CLINGAN (WILLIAM, M. 0. C.). 2 A. D's S., June
30, 1769, and Apr. 29, 1774. 4to. 2 pieces, inlaid.
110. CLINTON (DE WITT, Gov. of N. Y. 1817-22, 1826-
28). D. S., 311/2 pp. 4to, Albany, Jan. 2, 1822. Engraved
portrait. 2 pieces.
* An important state document. The address to the New
York Legislature on the opening of the session of 1822, giving
details of the progress of the State Government for five years,
including the condition of finances; the completion of the Erie
and Northern Canals, Indian affairs, etc.
111. CLINTON (GEORGE, First Gov. of the State of
N. Y. 1777-95, 1801-04). A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Pokeepsie, March
3, 1779, to Gen. Wadsworth, Commissary-General.
* An important letter of Eevolutionary War interest. Men-
tions the measures about to be adopted for provisioning the
starving army. " The Legislature for Relief of the Army and
to enable the Commissary to lay in sufficient supplies for the
ensuing campaign have now under their consideration an act
empowering the person administring the Government for the
time being to appoint persons for seising and collecting all the
superfluous grain in the State for the use of the Army," etc.
112. CLINTON (GEORGE). D. S., 1 p. folio, N. Y., Feb-
ruary 18, 1790. With the great seal of the State, in fine con-
dition. Land Grant in Clinton Co. to James Blake.
113. CLINTON (GEORGE). A. L. S., iy 2 pp. 4to,
Albany, September 29, 1801; 2 portraits. 3 piece's, inlaid.
* To Col. Marinus Willett; reading in part: " The plan of
the Fortifications for the defence of the harbor of New York
projected by Coll. De Puzy under the appointment of my Pre-
decessor in office being at length compleated," etc.
114. CLINTON (SIR HENRY, British Commander in
Revolution). D. S., 1 p. folio, New York, Dec. 1, 1781. In-
laid. With 2 portraits (1 inlaid). 3 pieces. Order to pay
moneys advanced to prisoners of war.
115. COBB (HOWELL, Secy, of the Treasury). A. L. S.,
1 p. 8vo, 1880, enclosing signature of Thos. R. R. Cobb, Gen-
eral C. S. A. (attached to A. L. S.) ; A. L. S. (signed two
places). 3 pieces.
116. CONDICT (SILAS, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1 p. narrow
folio, New Brunswick, Aug. 20, 1776. Signed also by William
Paterson (Governor N. J., Jurist, M. 0. C.), John Fell
(M. 0. C.), John Combs, etc. Inlaid.
117. CONNECTICUT GOVERNORS. Cut signature of
Jonathan Trumbull ; and autograph receipt signed of Matthew
(Jriswold, March 30, 1786. 2 pieces, both mounted.
118. CONNECTICUT GOVERNORS. D. S. of John Cotton
Smith, 1814 ; L. S. of Oliver Wolcott, 1826 ; A. L. S. of H. W.
Edwards, 1824; A. L. S. Thomas H. Seymour, 1852; and
others, including 3 portraits. 14 pieces.
119. CONNECTICUT LAWYERS, POLITICIANS, ETC.
A. L's S. by Henry Dutton, 1833, 1843 (2) ; Chas. A. Inger-
soll, 1845- ; Jonathan Ingersoll, 1802, 1822 (2) ; Roger M. Sher-
man, 1845; Chas. J. McCurdy, 1853; Timothy Pitkin, 1817,
1818 (2); Origen S. Seymour, 1836; Stephen T. Hosmer,
1823 ; Rev. Zephaniah Swift, 1832 ; Colvin M. Ingersoll, 1852 ;
Henry M. Deming, 1858. With a portrait and view. 16 pieces.
120. CONNECTICUT STATESMEN. A. L. S. by Thad-
deus Betts, 1830; 2 A. L's S. by Jabez W. Huntington, 1840
and 1844; 3 A. L's S. by Roger S. Baldwin, 1825. 1826 and
1836; 2 A. L's S. by Truman Smith, 1841 and 1848; A. L. S.
by Isaac Toucey, 1853; 2 A. L's S. by Francis Gillette, 1854
and 1863 ; and 2 portraits. 13 pieces.
121. CONTEE (BENJAMIN, M. O. C. from Maryland).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Nov. 25, 1790; portrait. 2 pieces, letter
122. CONTINENTAL CONGRESS. D. S. by Thomas Bee,
Jacob Read and William Mason; L. S. by Thomas Bee. 2 pp.
Oct. 21, 1801; D. S. by Jacob Read; and others. 5 pieces,
123. CONTINENTAL CONGRESS. D. S. by S. M. Mit-
chell, Oct 5, 1775; Signature and 2 lines by Edmund Ran-
dolph, April 2, 1811; A. D. S. by J. B. Ashe, Sept. 20, 1797;
D. S. by Richard Bland. 4 pieces, inlaid.
124. COOPER (JOHN, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p. folio,
125. CORNWALLIS (CHARLES, First Marquis of, British
General in Revolution). A. D. S., 1 p. 4to, Culford, Oct. 10,
1784. Inlaid. With 5 portraits (4 inlaid). 6 pieces.
* " / hereby certify that Eobert McClelland was a worthy
and most deserving Loyalist, his sufferings having been great
in the cause of Britain and his family misfortunes grievous
in the extreme," etc.
126. COXE (TENCH, M. 0. C., Economist). A. L. S.,
2i/ 2 pp. 4to, Phila., Feb. 13, 1821. Inlaid. Portrait. 2 pieces.
127. CRAIG (SIR JAMES HENRY, Served in American
Revolution, Governor of Canada). D. S., 1 p. folio, Horse
Guards (London), 1802. Contract for Off -Reckonings for
Royal Horse Guards. Signed also by Generals William Har-
court and Alared Clarke. Inlaid.
128. CRANE (STEPHEN, M. 0. C.). D. S., 2 pp. 4to,
Newark, April, 1765. Inlaid.
129. CRAWFORD (WILLIAM H., Secy, of the Treasury).
L. S., 214 pp. 4to, Treasury Dept, April 14, 1817, to the
Cashier of U. S. Bank ; A. L. S., V/ 2 pp. 4to, Dec. 23, 1821.
2 pieces, inlaid.
130. CRAWFORD (WILLIAM H.). L. S., 1 p. 4to, Treas-
ury Dept., Sept. 9, 1819, to Langdon Cheves, regarding trans-
fer of Treasury moneys ; L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Washington, Aug. 14,
1822, personal letter discussing his farm and family affairs.
2 pieces, inlaid. With portrait. 3 pieces.
131. CUMMING (WILLIAM, M. 0. C. from N. C.). D. S.,
2 pp. 4to, Edenton, N. C. [Jan., 1786]. Inlaid. Petition for
an embargo on provisions, signed by 37 citizens.
132. CUSHING (THOMAS, M. 0. C.). A. L. S., 2 pp.
small 4to, Watertown, Mar. 6, 1776, to Elbridge Gerry. With
portrait. 2 pieces.
* ' ' General Washington wrote to the Committee of Council
the last week and informed them of his intentions in a few
days of taking possession of the heights of Dorchester. . . . The
night of the 4th instant a large detachment of our army
under Gen. Thomas took possession of two hills in Dorchester,"
133. DALLAS (ALEXANDER J., Secy, of the Treasury).
A. N. S., 1 p. folio, Phila., July 15, 1794. Directs the sale of
certain public stores.
134. DALLAS (ALEXANDER J.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, to
Joseph Gales, Washington [Treasury Dept., Aug. 9, 1816].
Relates to Convention of Bankers then in session; Signature
(mounted) ; engraved portrait. 3 pieces, 2 inlaid.
13<5. DALLAS (GEORGE M., Vice President). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to, Legation at St. Petersburg, July 8, 1839, to Col.
Aspinwall, asking him to engage berths on a ship; portrait.
2 pieces, inlaid.
136. DA VIE (COL. WILLIAM R., Revolutionary Soldier,
.Member of Federal Convention, &c.). A. D. S., 1 p. small 4to,
f tli -luiic. 177!). Ki'tiini of the Detachment of Light Horse,
under the Command of Col. Walton. Portrait. 2 pieces.
137. DAVIE (COL. WILLIAM R.). A. L. S., 1 p. with
address on another page, 4to, Landsford, S. C. 1818. Friendly
letter mentioning the sickness of his entire family, black and
white. With 2 inlaid portraits. 3 pieces.
138. DAWSON (JOHN, M. 0. C. from Virginia). A. L. S.,
2 pp. 4to, New York, Sept. 19, 1802. To F. Skipwith, on
political matters. Inlaid.
139. DAYTON (GEN. ELI AS, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p.
12mo. Aug. 12, 1771. Inlaid. Portrait. 2 pieces.
140. DAYTON (JONATHAN, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1 p. 12mo,
Apr. 13, 1791. Inlaid. Portrait. 2 pieces (repaired).
141. DE HAAS (JOHN PHILIP, General in Revolution).
A. D. S., 1 p. small 4to, Phila., Feb. 1st, 1777. Signed also
by GENERAL HORATIO GATES.
* "This is to certify that Lieut. George Jenkins in my Eegi-
ment behaved himself as a gentleman and a good soldier."
142. DE HART (JOHN, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p. 12mo,
July 31, 1766, mounted. Portrait. 2 pieces.
143. DELAWARE GOVERNORS. A. D. S. by Thos.
Collins, 1781; D. S. by Joshua Clayton, 1792; A. L. S. by
Joseph Haslet, 1816; D. S. by C. P. Comegys, n. d.; A. L. S.
ami D. S. by Wm. B. Cooper, 1842 and n. d.; A. L. S. by
Peter F. Causey, 1857; 2 A. L's S. by Benj. T. Biggs, 1870
and 1891 ; and A. N. S. by John W. Hall, 1880. 10 pieces.
144. DELAWARE STATESMEN. A. L. S. by Sam'l.
White. 1809; A. L. S. by Outerbridge Horsey, 1818; D. S.
and A. L. S. by Nicholas Van Dyke, 1802 and 1810 ; A. L. S.
by C. A. Rodney, n. d. ; and others, including 2 portraits.
145. DE LANCE Y (ANNE, Daughter of Governor (rf
N. Y.). Receipt signed, 3 lines; A. L. S. by William Dunlap,
Artist and Writer, Boston, 1813 ; D. S. by John Grant, British
Paymaster, N. Y., 1779; D. S. by George Slomerfelt, U. S. A.
Inspector. 4 pieces.
146. DE LANCEY (OLIVER, Loyalist General. 1708-85).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, New York, August 26, 1755. Inlaid.
* To Hans Hansen and John Cuyler, regarding provisions of
pork and beef. Contains instructions as to the disposal of
provisions and money.
147. DEXTER (SAMUEL, Secy, of the Treasury. 1761-
1816). L. S., 1 p. 4to, Treasury Dept., Feb. 28, 1801, to John
Hall. Marshal of Pa. regarding payment of his expenses of
office. With engraved portrait. 2 pieces, inlaid.
148. DICK (SAMUEL, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 2 pp. folio,
Dec. 7, 1786. Signed also by John Read.
149. DICK (SAMUEL, M. 0. C.). A. D. S., 1 p. 4to, Feb.
150. DICKINSON (GEN. JOHN, Author, M. 0. C.).
A. D. S., 1 p. 8vo, Oct. 22, 1767. Signed also by John
Morris, Jr. Inlaid.
151. DICKINSON (GEN. JOHN, Author, M. 0. C.).
A. L. S., 2 pp. 4to, Wilmington, Mar. 3, 1807, to C. A. Rodney,
Atty.-Gen. of the U. S. ; portrait. 2 pieces.
* Fine letter: " It is very probable, that as our prosperity
will hold out greater temptations to men of ambition a.id
rapacity, men of these tempers may disturb our affairs: but
if good sense and integrity shall continue their influence, we
and our posterity will be for ages safe," etc.
152. DICKINSON (GEN. PHILEMON, M. 0. C.). A. L. S.,
3 pp. 4to, Phila., Nov. 20, 1764, concerning a new purchase of
wine. Inlaid. 3 portraits. 4 pieces.
153. DIX (JOHN A., Gov. of New York, Secy, of the
Treasury). A. L. S., 4 pp. 8vo, N. Y., 1860, to Gov/Hoffman.
With 2 engraved portraits. 3 pieces, inlaid.
154. DRAYTON (WILLIAM HENRY, M. 0. C. from
S. C.). A. D. S., 1 p. 4to, July 10, 1777. Inlaid.
156. DUFFIELD (SAMUEL, M. 0. C.). 2 A. D's S., each
of 1 p. 16mo, May 14, 1776 and Jan. 17, 1782. 2 pieces, in-
156. EDWARDS (PIERREPONT, Administrator of the
estate of Benedict Arnold after his treason, M. 0. C.).
A. L. S., 1 p. folio, New Haven, June 28, 1791, to Aaron Burr r .
on law business. Portrait. Both inlaid.
157. ELBERT (SAMUEL, Officer in Rev. and Gov. of
Georgia). D. S., 1 p. folio, February 10, 1787. Inlaid.
158. EMINENT AMERICANS. Signatures of Lemuel
Hopkins ; James De Lancey ; Samuel Ogle ; Gov. of Maryland,.
1737; Matthias Nicolls, Mayor of N. Y. in 1672. 4 pieces.
159. EMINENT LAWYERS, JURISTS, ETC. L. S. by
Elbridge T. Gerry, 1869; A. L. S. by S. Greenleaf, 1834;
A. L. S. by James Gould, 1825; A. L. S. by David Dudley
Field, 1893 ; and others. 7 pieces.
160. EVANS (JOHN, M. 0. C.). D. S., 1 p. folio, Feb. 25 r
161. EVELEIGH (NICHOLAS, M. 0. C. from S. C.).
L. S., 1* p. 4to, April 15, 1790 ; Addressed wrapper, with seal ;
portrait. 3 pieces, 2 inlaid.
162. EWING (THOMAS, Secy, of the Treasury). A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to, 1838, declining invitation to deliver lecture ; A. L. S.,
1 p. 4to, Washington, 1834; A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Lancaster, 1831.
3 pieces, inlaid.
163. FEBIGER (CHRISTIAN, Revolutionary Officer,
Treasurer of Pa.). A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, to John Nicholson,
Comptroller General, enclosing accounts and vouchers. July 31,
164. FENTON (REUBEN E., Gov. of N. Y. 1864-68).
A. L. S., 1 p. 4to, Sept. 13, 1862, to Hon. Gideon Wells, Secy,
of the Navy. Portrait. 2 pieces, inlaid.
165. FESSENDEN (WILLIAM PITT, Secy, of the Treas-
ury). A. L. S., 2 pp. 8vo, Washington, Dec. 29, 1865. In-
laid with small oval portrait on folio sheet; large engraved
portrait, inlaid. 2 pieces. .
166. FEW (WILLIAM, Soldier, Mayor of N. Y.). A. L. S.,
21/2 pp. folio, N. Y., July 3, 1790. Mounted. Interesting