Our Collection

At the Institute’s core is the Gilder Lehrman Collection, one of the great archives in American history. More than 70,000 items cover five hundred years of American history, from Columbus’s 1493 letter describing the New World to soldiers’ letters from World War II and Vietnam. Explore primary sources, visit exhibitions in person or online, or bring your class on a field trip.

Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Provision return for eighteen army prisoners for eight days]

High-resolution images are available to schools and libraries via subscription to American History, 1493-1943. Check to see if your school or library already has a subscription. Or click here for more information. You may also order a pdf of the image from us here.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01783 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: 1 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 22.9 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Return signed by Asa Andrews and R. Douglass, and countersigned "By order of the Comdt", S. [Samuel] Shaw, Aide-de-Camp. Note on verso signed illegibly.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Andrew, Asa, fl. 1783
Douglass, Richard, fl. 1783

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyMilitary ProvisionsPrisonerPrisoner of War

Sub Era:

Order a Copy Citation Guidelines for Online Resources