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William Moultrie Autograph Letters Signed as Governor dated: 15 January 1787, Charleston, [South Carolina]
To the Commissioners of the Treasury. "Please to pay to Mr. John Loveday Messenger to the Senate, the sum of Thirty pounds for sundry supplies for the use of the Senate…." Receipt for payment signed by John Loveday.
One page, on laid paper with watermark, W7 1/2" L9"

dated: 9 December 1793, Columbia, [South Carolina]
To "Mr. President and gentlemen of the Senate." Moultrie had just received a letter from the Secretary of the Treasury and would forward a copy to the senators.
One page, on laid paper, W7" L8 3/4"

dated: 29 May 1794, Charleston, So. Carolina
To Samuel Hodgdon, Esqr.
Moultrie's letter acknowledging him received Hodgdon's letter and about "twenty four small & fourteen large iron truck wheels for the Garrison Carriages"
One page, on laid paper with watermark, W8" L9 1/2" (3dcs)

Provenance: Dr. & Mrs. C.G. Hopper, Jr. Collection

Other Notes: William Moultrie (1730-1805), Charleston-born, became general in the American Revolutionary War, as a colonel leading the state militia in 1776; he presented the taking of Charleston and Fort Moultrie was named in his honor. Moultrie later served two terms as Governor of South Carolina and was the first president of the Society of the Cincinnati of the state.

John Loveday (1744-1804), one of the Charlestonians who had been exiled to St. Augustine in 1780 by Lord Charles Cornwallis.

Samuel Hodgdons (1745-1824) Boston-born, American Founding Father; during the American Revolutionary War, he held various posts, including Lieutenant in the Marines, and Captain of the artillery under Brig. Gen. Henry Knox. He was appointed Quartermaster General.

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