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Gordon, John (fl. 1775) [Receipt for money from Gordon Hutchins]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.028 Author/Creator: Gordon, John (fl. 1775) Place Written: Winter Hill, Massachusetts Type: Autograph document signed Date: 19 October 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 5.3 x 16 cm.

Summary of Content: States one pound, four shillings was received of Captain Gordon Hutchins in lieu of a coat for a uniform promised by the New Hampshire Congress. Winter Hill was the next fortification after the troops left the field of after the Battle of Bunker Hill.

People: Gordon, John, fl. 1775-1791
Hutchins, Gordon, fl. 1775

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Battle of Bunker HillRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryMilitary UniformsMilitiaFinance

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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