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Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) [Return for the 2nd Massachusetts Foot Brigade]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.02779 Author/Creator: Jackson, Henry (1747-1809) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Document signed Date: 15 November 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 32.5 x 35 cm.

Partially printed document with subsequent information filled in by hand. Lists men by regiment, rank, status, and alterations since the last return. Also includes a manuscript table on the verso with sick officers listed by status and name along with remarks. Noted as printed by F. Bailey in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Countersigned A. Williams.

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