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Ellis, Jabez (1733-1808) Capt. Ellis's Class their Proportion of Silver Money Given to their Soldier as annexed to their Names

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.436.03 Author/Creator: Ellis, Jabez (1733-1808) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: circa 1775-1783 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Lists soldiers and the amount of silver and paper money they received. Travel costs are listed on the verso. Signed by Ellis on the verso.

People: Ellis, Jabez, 1733-1808.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Militia, Revolutionary War, Military History, Finance, Soldier's Pay

Sub Era: Road to Revolution