Historic Revolutionary War Letter-Battle of Germantown

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Historic Revolutionary War letter dated "Great Valley, 36 miles from Camp, Oct 30th, 1777" to Caesar Rodney (1728-1784) American lawyer, Continental Congressman from Delaware, signer of the Declaration of Independence, and President of Delaware from his brother Thomas Rodney (1744-1811) American lawyer, politician and colonel in the Delaware militia during the American Revolution. 1pp letter regarding battle and particulars including troop movements, casualties, and outcome. Reverse of letter presents ink inscription "From my father to my uncle after Battle of Germantown" Letter measures 12.25" x 8" and has been silked on both obverse and reverse. Bottom of sheet exhibits repaired split with no text involvement. Request detailed transcript.

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This item is part of Fine & Decorative Arts Auction
 Thursday, Dec 12, 2019 | 10:00 AM  Eastern
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Historic Revolutionary War Letter-Battle of Germantown
Historic Revolutionary War Letter-Battle of Germantown
Lot number: 3017
Seller: Alderfer Auction
Event: Fine & Decorative Arts Auction
Ends: Thursday, December 12 | 10:00 AM  Eastern

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