PHILIP SCHUYLER. AUTOGRAPH LETTER SIGNED, NEW YORK, 8 AUGUST 1776, TO COLONEL ELIAS DAYTON
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- Autograph letter signed ("Ph. Schuyler") to Colonel Elias Dayton, directing the defense of the Mohawk Valley frontier
3 pages folio (11 5/8 x 7 5/16 in.; 295 x 186 mm) on a bifolium (watermarked with a liberty bell between the initials P T; not in Gravell American), German Flats, Mohawk Valley, New York, 8 August 1776, Dayton's reception docket on verso of second leaf; washed, central and a few other folds subtly reinforced, three small tears at top margin of second leaf expertly repaired.