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Unknown Col. John Crane Dr. to the United States

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00837 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1780 Pagination: 2 p. ; 33.2 x 21.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists of accounts paid according to date, ranging from October 1775 to August 1780. Page from a ledger concerning bounties to the recruits and artillery units.

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarContinental ArmyFinanceSoldier's PayArtilleryRecruitment

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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