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Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Army Rations issued to Prisoners & Detachment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01824 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 10 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 21.3 x 23.1 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists men by company and amount of rations issued. Countersigned by E. Ellis and Samuel Shaw and endorsed by Andrew Hibbard.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Eills, E., fl. 1783
Hibbard, Andrew, fl. 1783
Andrew, Asa, fl. 1783

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

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

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