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Revolutionary war pay warrants

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09132 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 1 June 1780-1789 Pagination: 10 p.

Summary of Content: Five Connecticut Line Continental Army, Revolutionary War pay warrants issued to African American soldiers. Signed by John Lawrence, treasurer of the State, and docketed every year to 1789 when interest was paid. Four of the five have signatures of or remainders of (due to punch cancellations) signatures of the soldiers on the verso. 10 pages total.

People: Lawrence, John, 1719-1802

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: African American HistoryMilitary HistoryAfrican American TroopsContinental ArmySoldier's PayFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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