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    John Sullivan Autograph Letter Signed, "J. Sullivan". One page, 6.5" x 8", Boston, October 16, 1790, to Brown and Thorndike in regards to a deposition, in part: "He testifies that he saw no rotten Timbers in the ship before he sailed excepting two or three beams and Top Timbers which were taken out...he appears to bring his Deposition to the use of principle in some of the books that where a foreign Court condemns a ship which is not much injured the Insurers shall bear the loss..." Sullivan (1740-1795), an American general in the revolution who served at Long Island (captured), Brandywine, Germantown as well as an infamous expedition against the Iroquois in 1779. Light folds and foxing, else fine. Ex. Henry E. Luhrs Collection.


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    October, 2007
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