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New York: Scribner, 1860. 2 plates, five folding facsimiles of Charles Lee's plan. xii, 115pp. 4to, beautifully rebound in new red cloth with red leather label on front cover, top margins throughout are dampstained, including plates, but not affecting the facsimiles. New York: Charles Scribner, 1860. First Edition "After a winter's imprisonment, he (Lee)...drew up a document giving the British information as to how to defeat the Americans. At present it is not known for whom this was prepared, or...
Fort Fidelis: 1794. 2 pages, 9 x 7.25 inches, Fort Fidelis, May 7, 1794. In this letter, Staats Morris writes to his brother Lewis (signer of the Declaration of Independence) upon the receipt of terrible news, in part: "...Your letter containing the unwelcome tidings of the death of dear mother came to hand a few days past...and since my birth no circumstances ever occurred that so much shocked me... S. Morris." Natural folds and a small tear on back page; still very good condition.
New York: 1787. 4 pages, each two-page spread measuring 9.75 x 15.5 inches, New York, July 10, 1787. Written to his brother Lewis Morris about setting up the tobacco dynasty, in part: "...I send you a letter from our worthy brother Jacob whose misfortunes in the commercial line have compelled him to 'fly for shelter' to the fertile banks of the Susquehanna where he proposes settling...a farm of 3,000 acres..." Some paper loss from wax seal; chips affecting text on the outer margins. Good condition.