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Sherburne, Benjamin (fl. 1777-1783) [Testimony related to Lieutenant Joseph Wheaton]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10521 Author/Creator: Sherburne, Benjamin (fl. 1777-1783) Place Written: Saratoga, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 16 September 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 46 x 29.5 cm.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10521 Author/Creator: Sherburne, Benjamin (fl. 1777-1783) Place Written: Saratoga, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 16 September 1783 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 46 x 29.5 cm.

Testimony of Lieutenant Sherburne of the Rhode Island troops in the trial of Lieutenant Joseph Wheaton. Wheaton, while in command of the garrison at Saratoga, sold sundry items and rum to the soldiers for profit. John Thompson, Justice of the Peace, took his deposition. Note on verso states this is a sealed deposition to be opened in court.

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