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De Vernejoul, Jean Louis (fl. 1776-1789) [Receipt for Rations for French officer]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.099 Author/Creator: De Vernejoul, Jean Louis (fl. 1776-1789) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 10 November 1776 Pagination: 1 p. : docket : 24 x 20.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Receipt for four pounds seventeen schillings and three pence due to Captain Jean Louis de Vernejoul for his rations. Covers fifty-two days worth of rations at three rations a day. Signed by de Vernejoul as "Capt Des Etas Unis."

Background Information: Jean Louis de Vernejoul was married in France in 1789. He also served in the French army.

Full Transcript: "Rations due jean Louis devernejoul Capt from the date of his Coms: 19 Sept: to this 10th Nov 1776. 52 days @ 3 Rations p Day
156 Rations at 7 £
in £ 4. 17_ 6
Lecom Devernejoul Capt Des Etas Unis

...Docket:
Recpt for Rations
for a Frenchman
Novm 1776
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People: De Vernejoul, Jean Louis, fl. 1776-1789

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarImmigration and MigrationFranceMilitary HistoryFinanceSoldier's PayMilitary ProvisionsGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyDiet and nutrition

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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