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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) [List]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.09885 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: circa August 1781 Pagination: 2 p. ; 29 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: "Ordnance & stores necessary for the intended operations Southward, to be provided immediately at Philadelphia by the Commissary General of Military Stores." List includes 25 cannon, two mortars, one howitzer, tens of thousands of shells, shot, etc., and 140,000 pounds of powder. "Omitted-slow match" is written at the end of page two in Henry Knox's hand. See GLC02437.01156 and .01160-.01163 for related documents.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyBattle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownArtilleryAmmunitionMilitary Supplies

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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