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Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Return for an Army Prisoner]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01934 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 18 February 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 14.6 x 22.7 cm.

Lists men by company with rations issued. Countersigned by John Hutchinson Buell and Samuel Shaw with an endorsement signed by Eleazer Cutter.

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