Lot 523: Philadelphian carpenter (1739-1806) who served in the Continental Army during the Revolution and saw action at Brandywine and in the Wyoming Campaign; he later commanded a regiment of the Pennsylvania militia in suppressing the Whiskey Rebellion of 1791. ALS signed "Tho: Proctor," one page, 6.5 x 8.25, May 27, 1796. Letter concerning legal matters. In part: "In consequence of a citation...by the Board of Property against...Heirs of David McKinney Deceased-after a hearing before the Board the defendants acquired a certain time to take depositions of persons in their county." A much later legal filing document is attached at the upper left. In very good condition, with overall toning and scattered staining.
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