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Archive of seven (7) documents and one (1) print related to prominent American Revolutionary War figures, including Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., Daniel Brodhead IV. 1st item: Manuscript DS. One page handwritten letter. From Colonel Jean-Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, Comte de Rochambeau (1725-1807), Colonel of the Regiment D'auvergne, Infantry circa 1760. Letter with French text discussing the military career of Philippe Joseph de Beau, concluding with his discharge due to age and his wounds. Signed "de Rochambeau" with three additional signatures. Watermarked lower left. Includes PSA/DNA Letter of Authentication, number AB07328, dated Tuesday, July 26, 2016. 7 1/4" H x 8" W. 2nd item: ALS. One page handwritten letter. From Governor Jonathan Trumbull, Sr. (1710-1785), Lebanon, Connecticut, to the Connecticut Pay Table Committee, dated August 1, 1780. Trumbull writes "Gent. You are directed to allow and adjust the account of Mr. Sam[uel] Hunt of Lebanon for his reasonable expense & service as an Expre[s]s from this place to Hartford to Deliver sundry letters on publik [sic] and give him an order on the Trea[s]ury therefor & charge the same to the United States Yours &c Jon.th Trumbull". Additional ink inscription reading "Lebanon" en verso. 6 1/4" H x 8" W. 3rd item: Daniel Brodhead IV (1736-1809) signed land survey document with plat map concerning land "Situate on the head Waters of Tawandee Creek in [Northumberland] or Luzerne County Surveyed the 3rd day of Sept 1793 to John Singer on Warrant dated the 30th July 1792 Containing Four Hund[red] seven acres three quarters…" with signatures for Brodhead and Joseph Wallis "…In Testimony that the above is a true copy of the original remaining in my office I have hereunto set my hand and seal of Office at Philadelphia this 14th April 1796. Daniel Brodhead S.G.". Additional ink and later pencil inscriptions en verso. 12 7/8" H x 8 1/8" W. 4th item: Jedediah (or Jedidiah) Huntington (1743-1818), General Assembly Treasurer for the State of Connecticut signed document No. 10, certifying that "…Norman Butler has lodged in this Office the following Notes…For which he is entitled to received Certificates in pur[s]uance of an Act of the General A[s][s]embly pa[s][s]ed in May 1789. Jed Huntington Trea[s]urer.". Additional ink inscription reading "No 10 Norman Butler" en verso. 7 1/2" H x 6 1/2" W. 5th item: Charles Thomson (1729-1824), Secretary of the Continental Congress signed receipt indicating that Thomson received ninety-two dollars and fifty cents from James Gibson, dated August 24, 1803. Later pencil inscriptions to surface of receipt. Additional ink and later pencil inscriptions en verso. 3 5/8" H x 7 5/8" W. 6th item: Manuscript payment voucher from Eliphalet Dyer (1721-1807), Continental Congress delegate for Connecticut, Windham, Connecticut to John Lawrence (1719-1802), Treasurer of the Colony and State of Connecticut, dated April 28, 1788. The note reads "Sr please to pay to Mr Samuel Gray of Windham or Order the sum of fifteen pounds seventeen shillings & two pence Lawful Money…". Later pencil inscription lower left. Additional ink inscriptions en verso. Edges mounted to modern paper. 6 1/8" H x 8 1/8" W. 7th item: Manuscript bifolium deposition of Thomas Mathew, Lessee of John Morgan, by the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, in the Common Pleas of Philadelphia County of the Term of March Anno Domini 1789, signed by Jared Ingersoll (1749-1822), Thomas Mathew, Charles Middle, with one illegible signature. Additional ink inscriptions en verso. 13" H x 8" W. 8th item: Steel plate engraving of Jonathan Trumbull, Sr., 16th Governor of Connecticut, after the painting by Alonzo Chappel (New York, 1828-1887), published by Johnson, Fry and Company, New York, 1863. Facsimile signature with publication information, centered below image. 10 1/8" H x 6 3/4" W. Provenance: Private Sevierville, TN collection. CONDITION: Writing and signatures in overall good, legible condition to handwritten documents. Wear, etc. to be expected from age. 1st item: Light toning. 3rd item: Areas of toning, minute foxing spots. Two 7/8" x 3/4" areas of old tape repair to fold lines en verso. 5th item: 1/2" tear with old repair lower center of receipt. 7th item: Completely separated along center fold line, tears to fold lines, largest 3". Toning, foxing spots. 8th item: Overall good condition with areas of dampstaining, minute foxing spots.