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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Expence of travelling from Fishkill to Trentown

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08392 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 29 November 1776-5 December 1776 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 18.3 x 13 cm.

Summary of Content: Written in Shaw's hand. Travelling expenses for Knox, his adjutant Monsieur Colreuse, and his man John. The total cost came to £7.7.11. Note at bottom says that Shaw borrowed 30 dollars from Knox, part of which was used to pay Knox's account at the Widow Sills Tavern in Trenton. Page 2 says the amount is to be charged to the Quartermaster General.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: ServantTravelRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryWomen's HistoryContinental ArmyTravelFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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