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Nevin, Daniel (1749-1802) Provision Return for sixteen Carpenters Emply'd in the Engineer Department at West Point, Commence the fifth and ending the tenth day of January 1783 - both days included -

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01821 Author/Creator: Nevin, Daniel (1749-1802) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document signed Date: circa 10 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 25.6 x 23.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists people by regiment. Countersigned by Samuel Shaw. Signs his own name as "Niven." Endorsed by John Allin.

People: Nevin, Daniel, 1749-1802
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Allin, John, fl. 1783
Nevin, Daniel, 1749-1802
Niven, Daniel, fl. 1776-1783

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsWest Point (US Military Academy)Continental ArmyArtisans

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