Continental Army General “Isaac Huger” of South Carolina Autograph Letter Signed to John Houston the Acting Governor of Georgia
ISAAC HUGER (1743-1797). Continental Army General during American Revolutionary War.
July 16, 1784-Dated Post Revolutionary War, Autograph Letter Signed, “Isaac Huger”, about 6.5” x 8”, 1 page, South Carolina, with Intergal Transmittal Cover to “John Houston - Governor of Georgia,” Choice Very Fine. Huger writes to John Houston, the then acting Governor of Georgia, in full:
"South Carolina - July 16th, 1784 -- Dear Sir, -- Permit me to introduce to your countanance the the bearer of this, the Reverend Mr. Charles Bernicken, who is engaged to preach to the Dutch Congregation in Savannah, his conduct to his late congregation, in this State and a true friend to the United States of America, merits my warmest recommendation. Am dear sir your friend and humble servant, Isaac Huger”.
Some prior paper reinforced from display along the extreme outer left edge, minor tone, nicely written on fine quality watermarked PRO PATRIA laid period paper. A wonderful example.
ISAAC HUGER (1743 - 1797). Continental Army General during American Revolutionary War. Huger began his military career in Thomas Middleton's Provincial South Carolina Regiment in 1761. Huger commanded the light horse and militia outside of the city during the siege of Charleston, and later commanded units of the Southern Department and the Virginia Continental Army.