Lot 27: Continental Army Recruits: 1777 DS

RR Auction

RR Auction

2017-07-10 14:46:11

Lot 27

Revolutionary War–dated manuscript DS, one page, 7.5 x 6, May 28, 1777. Enlistment document issued at what is now Tiverton, Rhode Island, in part: "We the subscribers have…received of Capt. James Hill fifteen pounds each of us being the sum we agreed for to serve in the Continental Army until the Tenth of January Next for the Town of Rehoboth in the State of the Massachusetts Bay." Signed below by the eleven recruits. In very good condition, with scattered staining and areas of paper loss to the top and bottom edges.

Estimate: $200-$400

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