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Crane, John (1744-1805) [Partial account of money owed to John Crane by the United States]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.03255 Author/Creator: Crane, John (1744-1805) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1775-circa March 1786 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 31.4 x 19.2 cm.

Summary of Content: March 1786 date added later in pencil. Document written in two hands. Pages 1 and 2 feature a ledger of expenses Colonel John Crane paid on behalf of the United States from 1775 until approximately 1780. Page 3 features writing in two hands, crossed-out text, as well as a signature, apparently by John Crane. Docket reads, "Copy of part my acct against the United States."

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyArtillerySoldier's PayFinanceGovernment and Civics

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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