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Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Army Rations issued to Artificers and Prisoners]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02002 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 17 March 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 18.7 x 26.8 cm.

Lists men by regiment with issued rations. Countersigned by Samuel Shaw and Captain [S. Butts] with a note from Matthew Geesen on verso. Date and place writ from note.

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