Holidays.net Online Store

Holdays.net Home


February 1st, 2015
National Freedom Day

February 2nd, 2015
Groundhog Day

February 4th, 2015
Tu B'Shevat

February 4th, 2015
World Cancer Day

February 12th, 2015
Lincoln's Birthday

February 14th, 2015
Valentine's Day

February 16th, 2015
Daisy Gatson Bates Day

February 16th, 2015
Presidents' Day

February 17th, 2015
Shrove Tuesday/Mardi Gras

February 18th, 2015
Ash Wednesday

February 19th, 2015
Chinese New Year

February 20th, 2015
World Day of Social Justice

February 21st, 2015
International Mother Language Day

March 1st, 2015
St. David's Day

March 2nd, 2015
Texas Independence Day

March 2nd, 2015
Casimir Pulaski Day

March 2nd, 2015
Read Across America Day

March 3rd, 2015
Town Meeting Day Vermont

 



Search:

Robert Orr Revolutionary War Cannon & Musket Maker Written & Signed Letter 1802 For Sale

Robert Orr Revolutionary War Cannon & Musket Maker Written & Signed Letter 1802

A rare and original handwritten letter from COLONEL ROBERT ORR at Springfield, Massachusetts, dated February 2, 1802, and written to his son Doctor Hector Orr, who lived at East Bridgewater, Massachusetts. He writes of family and friends, politics "not being a member of Congress & not present when the presedents speach was red & not being one of the Commety to Draw up an answer I fear I Shall come Short". He also pokes fun at his son's politics "Republican", "Democratick" whi is obviously a supporter of Jefferson. Another son Nobel has been sent by the Secretary of War to inspect arms in Vermont and may open a "Medicall Stoer" there, while son Robert keeps school up the river, and Montgomery is still in New York. Much more...Three pages, 6" x 7 1/2" with integral address leaf, docketed on reverse, handmade rag paper, folds, good condition with a section cut off years ago but still keeping the intent of the contents.....ROBERT ORR [1745-1811] and his father, HUGH ORR [1715-1798], cast the first cannons ever made in America at their foundry in East Bridgewater, Massachusetts, in 1775 and provided muskets and cannon for the Revolutionary War by government contract in 1776. Colonel Orr served in the Continental Army and later manufactured the first scythes by water power in America. He was appointed the first Superintendent and Armorer of the Springfield Armory in 1795 and helped design the first American muskets [Model 1795] for the United States Army. A rare autograph...Guaranteed original....$4.00 shipping....Over forty years in business. 14 day return. Check our feed backs and buy with confidence. New York residents add 8.625% sales tax. Payment expected within five days unless other arrangements are made. We accept PayPal and other forms of payment. Foreign orders are not insured and all customs regulations are followed. Thank you for looking......
Robert Orr Revolutionary War Cannon & Musket Maker Written & Signed Letter 1802

This item has been shown times.

Buy Now

Robert Orr Revolutionary War Cannon & Musket Maker Written & Signed Letter 1802:
$24




Antique Book 1914 Secrets Of German War Office By Dr.armgaard Karl Graves picture
Antique Book 1914 Secrets Of German War Office By Dr.armgaard Karl Graves


Old 1906 Book Great Voyages By Katherine Crowell Soft Cover picture
Old 1906 Book Great Voyages By Katherine Crowell Soft Cover


Antique 1906 Catholic Girls Guide Lasance Leather Devotions Prayer Book Vtg picture
Antique 1906 Catholic Girls Guide Lasance Leather Devotions Prayer Book Vtg


1876 Sanders Union Speller Antique Vinatge Learning Childrens Book Orthography picture
1876 Sanders Union Speller Antique Vinatge Learning Childrens Book Orthography


Antique 1896 Knights Templar Book With Photos - George Washington Cover picture
Antique 1896 Knights Templar Book With Photos - George Washington Cover


Antique Cookbook picture
Antique Cookbook


The Modern Priscilla January 1915 Kelloggs Toasted Corn Flakes  picture
The Modern Priscilla January 1915 Kelloggs Toasted Corn Flakes


Life Of Joseph Son Of Israel ,hartford Ct Religious History Antique Book Old1791 picture
Life Of Joseph Son Of Israel ,hartford Ct Religious History Antique Book Old1791


1907 The Youth Companion Jan. Issue 18 Pages Of Story -poems -adds  picture
1907 The Youth Companion Jan. Issue 18 Pages Of Story -poems -adds


The Modern Priscilla Christmas Number December 1914 Great Ads picture
The Modern Priscilla Christmas Number December 1914 Great Ads