Seven 18th and 19th century documents, including one signed by an infantry soldier killed at Newport News, VA, during the Civil War and another who marched to Horse Neck in Braintree, MA, on March 4, 1776.
The PA 104th Infantry fought in many important battles, including Williamsburg, Seven Pines, Fair Oaks, Savage’s Station, Malvern Hill, Antietam, Morris Island, Fort Wagner, John’s Island.
STEPHEN G. HIBBS of Bucks County, PA, enlisted on September 12, 1861, as a Private and died on June 13, 1862 at Newport News, VA. 3 1/2 x 7 3/4 estate document signed and dated April 7th, 1845, in which Hibbs negotiates with his father’s estate for John Jackson “for the house & lot of ground they rented to him for one year...the amount of thirty dollars...”
COLONIAL document accounting for the estate of Obadiah Wood of Washington County, 7 x 12 1/4, for Jonah Wood, Obadiah’s son, Sept. 23, 1755.
1816 Receipt for John Conant Jr. of Beverly [MA], 5 x 7 1/4, listing boots, shoes, bellyband and signed by Conant. Research shows that Conant was involved in the Revolutionary War, marching to Horse Neck in Braintree on March 4, 1776.
Other items include estate documents, early receipts.
Expected wear and toning.
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