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Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Return for one army prisoner]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02041 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 30 March 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 13.6 x 25.6 cm.

Countersigned by Captain David Judson and Samuel Shaw with a note on the verso from a Isaac Robert. Includes regiment and rations issued.

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