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Unknown Monthly return of the corps of artillery

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01094 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document Date: 28 July 1781 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.4 x 40.5 cm.

Partially printed, with a handwritten second page listing sick or absent, on duty, and extra service. This return pertains to the regiments of Colonels John Crane and John Lamb.

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