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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) [Return of rations issued to thirty-one prisoners]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10085 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 27 January 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 35.6 x 23 cm.

Summary of Content: Covers five days. Includes information for some regiments from Massachusetts, Connecticut, Maryland, and New York. Signed by Shaw as aide-de-camp to General Henry Knox, commander at West Point. Also signed by Captain Richard Douglass. Sergeant Benjamin Brooks signs a note on verso confirming receipt of provisions.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794
Douglass, Richard, fl. 1783

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsContinental ArmyRevolutionary WarPrisoner

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