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Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) [Return for Army Rations issued to Prisoners]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01816 Author/Creator: Andrews, Asa (fl. 1783) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 9 January 1783 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Lists number of prisoners by regiment, days as a prisoner and amount of rations issued. Signed by Asa Andrews; countersigned by Samuel Shaw; endorsed by Jacob Gillet on verso.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794.
Gillet, Jacob, fl. 1783.
Andrew, Asa, fl. 1783.

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Keywords/Subjects: Prisoner of War, Muster Rolls and Returns, Revolutionary War, Military History, Continental Army, Prisoner West Point (US Military Academy), Military Provisions

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