Antique 18thc American Revolutionary War Letter John Sullivan To Major Livermore

Antique 18thc American Revolutionary War Letter John Sullivan To Major Livermore

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Antique 18thc American Revolutionary War Letter John Sullivan To Major Livermore:


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Antique 18thC American Revolutionary War Letter John Sullivan to Major Livermore


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……This sale is for an authentic hand written letter from John Sullivan to Major Livermore. John Sullivan was an American General in the Revolutionary War and was also the Governor of New Hampshire from 1786-1788. This letter is dated July 25th 1786 which means that Sullivan was the Governor of NH when it was written. This letter is addressed to Major Livermore, and from my research I believe this was Sullivan’s long time friend Samuel Livermore, who he studied Law with in college. Below is a complete transcript of this letter, which is 2-pages long. Sullivan is contacted Livermore and asking his permission to appoint him as one of his Aids. As you can see in our photographs this 18th century letter has some light water-stains, and the original wax seal is missing. This letter measures 7 ½” by 9” and is 13 ½” by 9” when un-folded. … To make sure some er wins this 1786 Letter from John Sullivan to Major Livermore, it has been listed without any reserve!

Durham, 25th July 1786

To Major Livermore at Concord,

Dear Sir, upon a presumption that your friendship for me, regard for the public weal, will inference you to promote military knowledge by communicating your experience to your fellow citizens. I have taken the freedom to appoint you one of my Aids with the rank of Lieut. Col. And shall esteem it as a favour, if you will permit to fill up your Commision – My plan in the appointment of aids is as follows, viz, None but person shillen in military matters are to be appointed. And there are to be so dispersed as to prevent those in one extreme of the State riding to another, unless it be their own choice, each one will attend to orders in his own quarter, and pay attention to the discipline of the trips then, and will appear there as an Aid, on public days and, attend at such other places, as his convenience & inclination will allow; but not to be called out of his own Neighborhood. – This is to prevent tosa(sp?) at time , as much as pofiofferle(sp?) to the Gentlemen who may think proper to accept.

I hope to receive your acceptance by the bearer & your commission shall immediately be forwarded with the thanks of

Dear Sir your most ob’ed Leiut,

John Sullivan”

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