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War of 1812 "Company Orders" Manuscript Document

February 15, 1812-Dated War of 1812 Era, Manuscript Document Signed, "John Farley, Lt. Comdt." at Charleston (SC), Choice Very Fine.

This Handwritten Military Document was Signed by Lt. Com. John Farley, who served in the American Revolution. Folds open to about 8" x 14.75". Creased and several folds. One small half inch tear at the center fold. Signatures and writing are in excellent condition and easy to read. Docket reads: "Lieutenant Farley's order to Sergeant Kendall + Kendalls return Feby 27 1812." Written and signed by Farley is dated out of Charlestown "February 15th 1812" and reads:

"Company Orders. Agreeable to Battalion order of the 14th Current, you are hereby order'd and directed to notify and warn all the noncommisioned officers and privates belonging to the company under my command to meet at Capt Joshua Blanchards tavern in the square on Thursday the 27th inst. at 3 oclock P.M. for the purpose of electing a Captain and filling up all other vacancies that may then happen." Response dated out of Charlestown, "Feb 16th 1812" is written on the reverse by Sergeant Kendall, and reads: "In obedience to the within order I have notified & warned all the noncommissioned officers and privates for the purpose specified within."



Additional Information:

Lt. Com. John Farley: Birth: Feb. 15, 1757 at New Jersey, USA

Death: Jun., 1822 at Lycoming County, Pennsylvania, USA

2nd LT. John Farley was the son of Meindert and Barbara (Van Dieren) Farley. Mary (Klein) Farley was his 1st wife. They were married January 30, 1776. Elizabeth (Sunderland) Farley was his 2nd wife. They were married about 1793. Elizabeth "Betsey" (Heaton) Smith Heaton Farley was his 3rd wife. They were married about 1804 and she died October 15, 1847. He served during the Revolutionary War.

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