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A Choice Congressional Act Broadside Signed In Print By George Washington And John Adams For The Support Of The Military In Suppressing The Whiskey Rebellion Accompanied By Two Additional Rebellion Items 1) Broadside - Act of Congress. One page, 8 1/2" x 12". Philadelphia. November 3, 1794. The document reads, in part: " … An Act making appropriations for the support of the military establishment for the year one thousand seven hundred and ninety five; and for the expenses of the militia lately called into the service of the United States … That there be appropriated for the pay, subsistence, forage and other expenses attending the militia in their late expedition to the western counties of Pennsylvania, a sum not exceeding one million, one hundred and twenty two thousand, five hundred and sixty nine dollars and one center …. For the pay, subsistence and forage of the militia of New-Jersey … For the pay, subsistence and forage of the militia of Pennsylvania … For the pay, subsistence and forage of the militia of Maryland … For the pay, subsistence and forage of the cavalry of Virginia …" The above appropriation regarding the expedition to the western counties of Pennsylvania provided payment to the troops that were mobilized during the Whisky Rebellion. Tipped to a mounting strip at left edge. Overall Extremely Fine2) Autograph Letter Signed, " Wm. Simmons." Two pages, 8" x 10". Accountants Office. October 17, 1797. Simmons writes to ALEXANDER JAMES DALLAS, in part: "I wrote you on the 16th Instant on the subject of accounting for the monies paid to you for the pay of the Pennsylvania quota of the Militia called out to suppress an insurrection in the western counties of the said state in 1794 to which letter permit me to repeat my request of your speedy attention. I take the liberty to enclose for Mr. Alexander Buchanan, a Captain in the aforementioned Militia who stands also charged with money paid him for arrears of pay due his company, which is yet unaccounted for on his part … forward it as speedily as possible, in case it is possible to make a settlement with him by the transmission of Voucher or otherwise …" Very Fine. 3) Document Signed, "Jacob Cable." Two pages, 8 1/4" x 13 1/4". No place. January 20, 1795. Addressed on integral leaf to "His Excellency Jno. H. Stone Esq. Governor of the State of Maryland." The document reads, in part: " … The Petition of Jacob Cable most Humbly Showeth That your petitioner was drafted to go against the insurgents and during his absence Rebecca Cable your Petitioners Wife sold liquor for the support of her family to Wit 3 small children. That at January Term 1795 your Pet was presented for selling liquors without License and was fined … Your Petitioner therefore prays the kind interposition of his Excellency and the Hon. Council in his behalf." Statement from the Baltimore County Court on verso. Address leaf tipped to slightly larger sheet. Edge wear. Some paper loss. Separation at folds. Overall Very Good.
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Auction closed on Sunday, August 27, 2023.
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