DEARBORN, Henry (1751-1829). A group of 2 ALSs with a partially printed document accomplished in manuscript signed and countersigned signed from 1805-1814, comprising:
DEARBORN. Autograph letter signed (“H. Dearborn”), as Secretary of War to Col. Henry BURBECK. N.p., 10 June 1805. 1 page, 12mo, on paper, some offsetting, some staining, creased at folds, separation to upper right fold. Dearborn, an American Revolutionary War officer, was at Yorktown on George Washington’s staff, and later served as Secretary of State under Thomas Jefferson. Dearborn writes Burbeck (1754-1848) regarding the payment of troops.
DEARBORN. Partially printed document accomplished in manuscript signed (“M. Dearborn”) and countersigned (“J. Prentis”), Inspector. Marblehead, Massachusetts, 2 March 1810. 1 page, oblong 8vo, on paper, embossed stamped “United States of America” with eagle, browning, paper remnant attached to verso in middle upper edge. A customs inspector’s receipt of 29 gallons of “Malaya Wine” brought by an American ship. From March 1809 until 27 January 1812, Dearborn served as the collector of the port of Boston, appointed by President James Madison.
DEARBORN. Autograph letter signed (“H. Dearborn”), as Senior Officer of the United States Army to an unknown recipient. New York, 26 April 1814. 1 page, 8vo, 4 mounting remnants on verso with light show-through in corners, creasing at folds. By April 1814, Dearborn has been reassigned to administrative command in New York City. He writes relating to July 1812 payments.
Property from the Collection of Mr. David L. Good