Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) [Army rations issued to Engineer's Department]
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01991 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Printed document signed Date: 9 March 1783 circa Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 24.5 x 18.5 cm.
Document specifying the number of persons, days, and rations issued for the engineers at West Point from 1 March to 8 March. A total of 16 persons (from the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Connecticut Regiments and the 3rd Artillery - as well as 1 hired mason) were used for the 8 days. A total of 192 rations were issued. Signed by Major Shaw as Knox's aide-de-camp and Joseph Chasman as superintendent. Docket signed with an illegible signature.
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