Lot 305: MESHECH WEARE, CHAIRMAN OF THE COMMITTEE OF SAFETY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE. MILITARY ORDERS ADDRESSED TO DR. JOSIAH BARTLETT AND COLONEL NATHANIEL PEABODY, EXETER, AUGUST 23, 1777.
October 25, 2016
Portsmouth, NH, USALive Auction
Description: Manuscript orders authorizing Bartlett, signer of the Declaration of Independence and future Governor of New Hampshire, and Peabody to repair to Bennington, Vermont, to assist General John Stark's Brigade of Militia in their battle with British troops, signed "M. Weare, Chairman." On laid paper, 11 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches.