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    [Revolutionary War] Two British Gen. Sir Banastre Tarleton Letters, one signed "Gen. Tarleton". 1. Two pages, Bath, July 15, 1800, signed "R. Jackson". 2. Three pages, Bath, September 12, 1805, signed by Tarleton. Both 7.5" x 9.5", lightly age-toned; fine.

    Gen. Tarleton, known as "Butcher" to American revolutionaries for his ruthlessness, was a commander under Cornwallis. The July 1800 letter is in regard to an expense not permitted by Tarleton. The September 1805 letter is a request by Tarleton to the Quarter Master General. Also included, an engraved portrait and battle scene.


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