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Sherburne, Benjamin (fl. 1777-1783) [Return of American prisoners]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10710 Author/Creator: Sherburne, Benjamin (fl. 1777-1783) Place Written: Saratoga, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 11 September 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 61.5 x 46.8 cm.

People listed by name, home town, state, where and when they were taken prisoner and gender. Noted as a true copy in the docket. Place written taken from docket.

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