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Frothingham, Richard (1748-1819) A return of arms & accouutrements at New Windsor, Fish Kill, & West Point.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10020 Author/Creator: Frothingham, Richard (1748-1819) Place Written: New Windsor, New York Type: Autograph manuscript signed Date: 26 March 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 27.4 x 32.1 cm.

Lists numbers of muskets with bayonets, muskets without bayonets, damaged muskets, spare bayonets, cartridge boxes, and cartridge boxes needing repair. Pertains to New Windsor, Fish Kill, and West Point, New York. Addressed to "Brigadier General Henry Knox of Artillery."

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