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Revolutionary War-dated ALS signed “Joram Place,” one page both sides, 7.25 x 9, January 22, 1776. A letter to his wife, in part (grammar and spelling retained): "I have taken this opr'tunity to Informe you the good State of my helth and well-feare sinc the Last, hoping they may find you in the same good helth with God's blessing and all the familey, and you may Exspect to see me please God in the Spring please God. May vessel saild last Sunday for the Spanish Main his voyege will be 3 months I presume and there will come sum part of North America But you will keep your one secrets as I shall not come in the harbour with the vessel as I exspect. She must go to New Found Land. I have had trouble anuf here by Reason of sum friends of myne and my oners going home from here as I have been Informed By others, and that and the troublesum times here and there has detaind me so long here as the oners Did not Let me know whether they would take…ports of the vessel. I could not run the risk of being taking for here is Capt. Bull of Rhod. Island and 5 others vessells now lying at port. Ryal pryses and the Captns Conferr'd onboard the admiral. I have sent by Capt. Reminton a watch which he will Deliver to you if he gets safe home." In fine condition.
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1776 Revolutionary War
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Minimum Bid: $100.00
Final prices include buyers premium.: $206.50
Number Bids: 4
Auction closed on Thursday, October 10, 2019.

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