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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Resolutions of Congress, making provision or allowance to wounded, supernumerary or other officers of the American Army, under various contingencies

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00860 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 26 August 1776 - 28 November 1780 Pagination: 12 p. 35.7 cm. x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Assorted resolutions providing for the livelihood of wounded soldiers, such as receiving a pension throughout his life upon losing a limb. Noted that this copy was written by Shaw.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Strang, fl. 1780

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Continental CongressRevolutionary WarContinental ArmyMilitary HistoryLawGovernment and CivicsCongressPensionsInjury or WoundFinanceSoldier's Pay

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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