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Nevin, Daniel (1749-1802) [Provision return for three men draughted from the line on duty in the engineers barge]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01836 Author/Creator: Nevin, Daniel (1749-1802) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 9 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 15.1 x 23.2 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists men according to regiment and company with issued rations. Countersigned by Samuel Shaw and endorsed by Peter Fitzpatrick. Date and place writ from note.

People: Nevin, Daniel, 1749-1802
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Fitzpatrick, Peter, fl. 1783

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

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

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