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Unknown Return of musquet cartridges delivered to the several brigades from West Point from the 1st of March to the 1st September 1782

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01558 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 3 September 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 17.9 x 22.1 cm.

List of numbers of musket cartridges, broken down by brigade.

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