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Patten, Thomas (fl. 1777-1785) [Artillery Artificers rations]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01907 Author/Creator: Patten, Thomas (fl. 1777-1785) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 9 February 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.1 x 21.3 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01907 Author/Creator: Patten, Thomas (fl. 1777-1785) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 9 February 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.1 x 21.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Lists men by regiment and company with rations issued. Countersigned by Samuel Shaw with an endorsement signed by Dudley Mercer on verso.

People: Mercer, Dudley S., fl. 1783
Patten, Thomas, fl. 1738-1805
Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

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

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