Lot 91: [Battle of New Orleans]
December 2, 2016
New Orleans, LA, USALive Auction
Description: [Battle of New Orleans], 3 manuscripts incl. autographed document signed Gen. David B. Morgan, general orders to "keep every commissioned officer and soldier at his quarters during this present alarm", Dec. 24, 1814, 10 in. x 8 in.; autograph letter signed Genera David B. Morgan, to Major M. Reynolds, order for "constant communication", Jan. 4, 1815, 8 in. x 6 1/2 in.; autographed letter signed Gen. David B. Morgan to Andrew Jackson, acknowledging receipt of order to destroy buildings that could could interfere with the defense, Jan. 10, 1815, 9 1/2 in. x 7 3/4 in. 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).