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Nicola, Lewis (1717-1807) [Recommendation for a leave of absence for James Sheridan of the Invalid Regiment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09592 Author/Creator: Nicola, Lewis (1717-1807) Place Written: Fishkill, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 28 December 1782 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 16.3 x 16.8 cm.

Summary of Content: Colonel Nicola recommends Sheridan for a "furlough to fallow field in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 'til the first April." Directs his request to a General, possibly Henry Knox, and notes that Sheridan's leave will complete the number of furloughs allowed in his regiment.

People: Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807
Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental Army

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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