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Fine Books, Manuscripts and Works on Paper

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Lot 9

War of 1812.- Commission appointing James Ross Commander of the sloop Dart of Saint John, New Brunswick, with autograph note signed by Ross announcing the capture of the schooner Rambler of Portland bound for East Port, printed document with autograph manuscript signed by James Commander, 1813; and 2 others similar (3).

 

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War of 1812.- Commission appointing James Ross Commander of the sloop Dart of Saint John, New Brunswick, with autograph note signed by Ross announcing the capture of the schooner Rambler of Portland bound for East Port, printed document with autograph manuscript signed by James Commander, folds, small tear in margin, slightly browned, 380 x 480mm., 15th July & 4th October 1813; and 2 other similar commissions by Ross recording the capture of American ships, 380 x 480mm. (3).

⁂ "Whereas in consequence of the repeated insults and provocations which we have received from the Government of the United States of America... [printed preamble]. This is to certify that by the viurtue of my Commission I have Captured the Schooner Caled the Rambler of Portland Bound for East Port Jo Rich Gordon Master - Mr Turner... has opointid Prize master to Prosed for St John N[ew] Brunswick. Given from on Bord the Dart of Black Island Oct th 4 1813 James Ross Commander."

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War of 1812.- Commission appointing James Ross Commander of the sloop Dart of Saint John, New Brunswick, with autograph note signed by Ross announcing the capture of the schooner Rambler of Portland bound for East Port, printed document with autograph manuscript signed by James Commander, folds, small tear in margin, slightly browned, 380 x 480mm., 15th July & 4th October 1813; and 2 other similar commissions by Ross recording the capture of American ships, 380 x 480mm. (3).

⁂ "Whereas in consequence of the repeated insults and provocations which we have received from the Government of the United States of America... [printed preamble]. This is to certify that by the viurtue of my Commission I have Captured the Schooner Caled the Rambler of Portland Bound for East Port Jo Rich Gordon Master - Mr Turner... has opointid Prize master to Prosed for St John N[ew] Brunswick. Given from on Bord the Dart of Black Island Oct th 4 1813 James Ross Commander."

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