American Revolution

President John Adams Handwritten Document


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Featured here is a desirable, lengthy example from this sought-after founding father beautifully custom framed with photo. Unsigned handwritten document, one page, 6 x 7.5, 1767. An itemized bill for work done by Benjamin...Read More »

 

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Continental Army General William Moultrie DS as Governor of SC

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Partly-printed DS, signed on verso “Will’m Moultrie,” and also signed by Peter Bremar. One page, both sides, April 27th 1787. There is a second document with a picture of the land and Peter Bremar signs again. As governor of South Carolina,...Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer Samuel Huntington Signature

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut (1731–1796) and seventh president of the Continental Congress. Ink signature, “Samuel 

Huntington,” on an off-white 4 x 1.75 slip clipped from the body of a partly-printed document filled out...Read More »

Continental Army General Henry Knox Autograph Letter Signed

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ALS from Henry Knox signed “H. Knox,” November 16, 1785, written by Knox while serving as secretary of war for the Continental Congress, in part: “Gave the necessary certificate to Mr....Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer James Wilson Document Signed

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A nice bold Endorsement signature in ink from James Wilson on a partly-printed document on January 21, 1775, regarding a debt settlement between James Faries and James W. Lane, signed on the...Read More »

British General Charles Cornwallis Autograph Letter Signed

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Featured here is a beautifully custom framed ALS signed “Cornwallis,” one page, 7.25 x 5.5, no date. In part: “The bearer appears to me by the inclosed letter to be in great distress—you will...Read More »

Revolutionary War Hero Oliver Ellsworth War Date Document Signed

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Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed by Oliver Ellsworth and dated January 7, 1777. This is a pay order signed at the conclusion, “O. Ellsworth”. Overall fine.

Oliver Ellsworth (April 29, 1745...Read More »

Revolutionary War Hero Oliver Ellsworth War Date Document Signed

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Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, signed by Oliver Ellsworth and dated June 9, 1778. This is a pay order signed at the conclusion, “O. Ellsworth”. Overall fine.

Oliver Ellsworth (April...Read More »

Declaration Of Independence Signer Thomas Heyward Autograph

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from South Carolina (1746–1809). Ink signature, “Tho. Heyward, Jr.,” on an off-white 3.25 x 1.5 slip clipped from a document. There is a small area of ink erosion, a horizontal fold passing through the top of the signature, and show-through...Read More »

Continental Army General Henry Knox Letter Signed

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Signed as Secretary of War. One page, 7.75″ x 9″. War Department; March 9, 1793. Knox writes to Samuel Hodgdon concerning military stores. In full: “Sir. Please to inform me what are the military stores which are preparing in this townunder your inspection...Read More »

King George III of Britain Autograph Letter Signed

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ALS signed “GR,” one page, 7 x 8.5, March 18, 1788. In full: “There cannot be the smallest objection to Baron Nogell’s having tomorrow an Audience to deliver his Letters of Recall as Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary, and at the same time taking...Read More »

Declaration of Independence Signer Samuel Huntington War Date Manuscript DS

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Signer of the Declaration of Independence from Connecticut (1731–1796) and seventh President of the Continental Congress. Manuscript DS, signed “Sam’l Huntington,” one page, 7.75 x 12.5, August 21, 1777. State of Connecticut expense report totaling £14.1.1 for “Attending the committee at Springfield,” signed at the...Read More »

Continental Army General Marquis de Lafayette ALS

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ALS in English, signed “Lafayette,” one page, 6 x 7.75, no date. Letter to a gentleman. In part: “Will you allow me, instead of coming, to send the carriage as I am obliged to pay a visit…I will beg permission to stop on my return at M....Read More »

Major General Nathaniel Goodwin Autograph Document Signed

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Here is a one page, 8.25″ x 8″, n.p., n.d. war-dated document to Gen. Thomas Lincoln. Gen. Nathaniel Goodwin (1748-1819) orders the removal of Nathaniel Staples as captain of the third regiment. Goodwin served in the militia throughout the Revolutionary War, rising to...Read More »

President John Adams hand addressed panel

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Featured here is a very rare and beautiful hand-addressed panel measuring 5.5” x 2.25”, addressed by Adams to “The Honourable Benjamin W. Crowningshield, Secretary for the Department of the Navy, Washington,” along with “Mr. Dix” to the lower left. This is a wonderfully clean,...Read More »


Declaration of Independence Signer James Wilson Autograph

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Here is a wonderful autograph by a Declaration of Independence signer from Pennsylvania (1742–1798), James Wilson, and one of only six men who signed both the Declaration and the US Constitution. This is a desirable ink endorsement signature, “Wilson,” crisply penned on the reverse of a...Read More »

Revolutionary War General Samuel B. Webb War-date document signed

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This is an incredible Revolutionary War–dated manuscript DS, signed “Sam’l B. Webb Col. Com’d Lt Infty,” one page, 9.25 x 5, November 9, 1782. Document submitted to the committee of pay table, state of Connecticut. In part:...Read More »


Revolutionary War General Artemas Ward War-Dated Document Signed 

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Here is a fantastic partly-printed DS, one page, 12 x 11, January 1, 1778. The document appoints Samuel Parish as “Lieutenant of the Company commanded by Abner Crane Esqr raised for the Defence of the New England States.” Signed on...Read More »

Revolutionary War Autograph Letter Signed-Clinton Beatty

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Featured here is a fascinating and historically important ALS signed “Clinton,” one page, 7.5 x 12.25, written on January 28, 1775. Letter from Clinton Beatty to his brother Erkuries discussing the drift toward war just months before Lexington and Concord. In...Read More »

Revolutionary War Pay Order

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Featured here is a fantastic Revolutionary War-dated manuscript DS, one page, 7.75 x 6.25, May 22, 1780. Pay order issued to Aaron Benjamin. In full: “Pay Lieut. Aaron Benjamin Nineteen hundred & nine Pounds eleven Shillings Cont. Curr’y and charge the State.”...Read More »

President John Adams Handwritten Document

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Featured here is a wonderful unsigned handwritten document, one page, 4 x 6.25, written in July 1763 in the hand of President and founding father, John Adams. Adams writes out a bill for legal services in the amount of £2.2.10, with itemized costs...Read More »



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