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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Stores with the army coming from Hudson's River.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10023 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: s.l. Type: Autograph document Date: 30 August 1781 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 38 x 22.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Long list of Artillery supplies and their quantities on their way to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania en route to support the siege of Yorktown.

People: Knox, Henry, 1750-1806

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Battle (Siege, Surrender) of YorktownRevolutionary WarRevolutionary War GeneralMilitary HistoryMuster Rolls and ReturnsContinental ArmyArtilleryAmmunition

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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