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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) State of the Artillery at York and its vicinity.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01262 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: Yorktown, Virginia Type: Autograph document Date: 26 October 1781 Pagination: 4 p. + docket

Lists quantities of various types of ordnance remaining after the siege of Yorktown including ordnance "taken from the English." Also gives a proposed breakdown between stores held by Colonel Edward Carrington, the state of Virginia, and Philadelphia. A note on the final page indicates that 1,000 arms and accoutrements and 250,000 musket cartridges are to be sent by Carrington to Nathanael Greene, and some to North Carolina. The rest of the ordnance will be deposited at Richmond, Virginia. Henry Knox's copy.

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