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Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Victualing return for five army prisoners]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01856 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 24 January 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 21.5 x 22.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists men by regiment and rations issued. Countersigned by Samuel Shaw and Ezra Selden. Endorsement on verso signed by Asa Andrews.

People: Andrew, Asa, fl. 1783
Selden, Ezra, fl. 1783
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794

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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