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Larrabee, Benjamin (1740-1829) [Revolutionary war journal of Captain Benjamin Larrabee]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03983.01 Author/Creator: Larrabee, Benjamin (1740-1829) Place Written: Scarborough, Maine Type: Autograph manuscript Date: 1776-1791 Pagination: 1 v. : 57 p. ; 16.7 x 10.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Written at various locations; the fist location recorded is Scarborough, Maine. Records details regarding the weather, marching, and reporting to Colonel Reuben Fogg. Includes various lists of soldiers and drafted men. Contains financial records of sums paid and received for various purposes, including the purchase of goods and the payment of wages. Contains a 1791 account record for expenses pertaining to a school house. Dates are not listed chronologically within this journal. Housed with, but not bound within, original leather cover.

People: Larrabee, Benjamin, 1740-1829
Fogg, Reuben, 1745-?

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarMilitary HistorySoldier's DiaryFinanceMilitary SuppliesSoldier's PayEducationBuilding ConstructionMilitia

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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