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Crane, John (1744-1805) to John Bryant

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03432.103 Author/Creator: Crane, John (1744-1805) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 8 August 1783 Pagination: 2 p. ; 24 x 17.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Colonel Crane asks Captain Bryant to sign a duplicate receipt for recruitment money Crane had given him in 1777, so he could settle his accounts. Crane had lost the original.

Background Information: Colonel John Crane led a Massachusetts artillery company during the Revolution. Captain John Bryant was the Deputy Commissary of Military Stores at the Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts.

People: Crane, John, 1744-1805

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Revolutionary WarRecruitmentMilitary HistorySoldier's PayFinance

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