• Major Sullivan, Minute Man, POW in 1776, Witnesses Land Document

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    Born Oct. 3, 1754, Major Ebenezer Sullivan, brother to Gen. John Sullivan, was a minuteman in 1775, taken prisoner at the Cedars on May 20th, 1776, exchanged in 1778. He died in South Carolina June 3rd, 1799.

    John Sullivan was a delegate in the Continental Congress, Governor of New Hampshire and a United States Federal Judge. In 1799, he commanded the Sullivan Expedition, a scorched earth campaign against the Iroquois towns that had taken up arms against the American revolutionaries.

    2 pp, land quit claim witnessed and signed by Ebenezer Sullivan, April 5, 1787.

    Very nice docketing on verso mentioning Maj. Sullivan.

    Folds and normal soiling but overall excellent condition.

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