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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) to Colonel [Tench] Tilghman

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00937 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 April 1781 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 21.2 x 17.1 cm.

Shaw, General Henry Knox's aide, writes to Tilghman, George Washington's aide. Reports that the bearer of this note, Lt. Williams, has been robbed of all of his clothes and needs to obtain an order from the clothing store to replace his lost items. Another officer who lived with Williams was robbed by the same villains.

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