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Appleton, Joseph (b. 1740) [Invoice of expenses for the Continental Army in Massachusetts]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.218.01 Author/Creator: Appleton, Joseph (b. 1740) Place Written: Ipswich, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: April 1775-13 January 1776 Pagination: 2 p. ; 5.5 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Mostly for the use of his horse and cart to travel from Ipswich to Cambridge, Massachusetts around the beginning of the American Revolution. Calculations appear on the verso.

Background Information: Joseph Appleton (b. 1740) was a housewright in Ipswich, Massachusetts who died between 1794 and 1818.

People: Appleton, Joseph, fl. 1740-1776

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental ArmyRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryFinanceTravel

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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