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    French and Indian War: Two Receipts for Arms. One receipt, dated November 19, 1756, from Fort Edward [New York], issued for "musquets - Repairable . . . Cartouche Boxes . . . Bayonets" and is signed, "Robert Freser/ Conductor of Ordnance Store." Above the receipt on the same piece of paper (8" x 7.25"), John Burk writes Stephen Whipple requesting that he "Return the armes Left at your Stores which were committed to my care . . . and take a Receipt for the armes and accoutrements."

    The other receipt, dated December 8, 1756, from Fort Edward, reads, "Received into His Majesty's Store from Capt. Stephen Whipple two Musquet." The receipt is signed, "Robert Freser/ Conductor of Stores." On the verso is a note concerning the ownership of two muskets. Both articles are toned and in near fine condition.


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    February, 2010
    11th-12th Thursday-Friday
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