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Frothingham, Richard (1748-1819) A return of arms at New Windsor, West Point, and Fishkill, 8th May 1781

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00946 Author/Creator: Frothingham, Richard (1748-1819) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 9 May 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 16.7 x 20.7 cm.

Lists good arms with and without bayonets. Directed to Brigadier General Henry Knox.

For biographical information related to Frothingham, refer to GLC01450.065.03.

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