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Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) to the Commissary

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.01803 Author/Creator: Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794) Place Written: West Point, New York Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 5 January 1783 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 11.5 x 17.5 cm.

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Summary of Content: Request for one day's provision for two men of the 2nd Jersey regiment.

People: Shaw, Samuel, 1754-1794

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryMilitary ProvisionsWest Point (US Military Academy)Continental Army

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