Robert Rogers, Colonial Frontiersman, Ans, 1778
Robert Rogers, Colonial Frontiersman, ANS, 1778
Robert Rogers (1731-1795). Colonial frontiersman and soldier who fought for the British in the French & Indian Wars and the American Revolution; founder and commander of Rogers' Rangers, a highly effective militia in the French & Indian Wars, which produced several important leaders in the Continental Army who fought against their former commander. ANS, 1p on laid paper, 8.25 x 6.5 in., August 20, 1778, at Middleton, addressed to William Arnold, Inn Holder, of Greenwich (RI), asking him to retrieve clothing and wafers from a box stored in the inn's cave and to forward the items to Mr. Gideon Mumford who will deliver them.
Scattered stains and soiling, with minor holes along the folds.