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Clothing and payroll return document 1st Massachusetts regiment

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09134.01 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1781-1782 circa Pagination: 11 p.

Summary of Content: Recording deficiencies and surpluses.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: African American HistoryContinental ArmyAfrican American TroopsMilitary HistorySoldier's Pay

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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