Lot 114: [Battle of New Orleans]
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: [Battle of New Orleans], 6 manuscripts, incl. autographed letter signed Major James H. Gordon to Gen. David B. Morgan, giving news of change in position of British troops, Jan. 9, 1815, 10 in. x 8 in.; autographed letter signed James H. Gordon to Gen. David B. Morgan, report of unsanctioned firing upon small raft in river, request to ask Andrew Jackson to send artillery and reliable officers, Jan. 12, 1815, 8 in. x 6 in.; autographed letter signed Major Michael Reynolds to Gen. David B. Morgan, regarding the transport of four Spaniards captured by the British, Jan. 13, 1815, 9 1/2 in. x 8 in.; together with 3 additional autographed letters pertaining to Camp Morgan. Provenance: Gaspar Cusachs, entrepreneur, historian and collector, (1855-1929); The Gaspar Cusachs Collection, loaned to the Louisiana State Museum, New Orleans, LA (c. 1909-2016).