Lot 985

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(1742 - 1786) American Revolutionary general who served with distinction as Quartermaster General and later commanded the Southern Department, successfully thwarting British efforts to subdue the southern states. Fine war-date A.L.S., 1p. legal folio, Camp Fredericksburg, Nov. 12, 1778, to Ephraim Bowen, in full: 'On the receipt of this you will forward me your accounts up to the first of this month also a return of all the stores in your district specifying where deposited, in whose care, and in what condition. These returns are wanted as soon as possible to lay before a Committee of Counsels. From this time forward you will make monthly returns of all your disbursements (to the last of each month) of the stores in your district and of the number and occupation of people employed in the Quartermaster General's department.' Boldly signed at the conclusion. Minor toning and foxing, else very fine condition.

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May 23, 2021 10:00 AM EDT
Chesapeake City, MD, US

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