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Clothing and payroll return document 1st Massachusetts regiment

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09134.02 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document Date: 1783 circa Pagination: 19 p.

Summary of Content: "Account Clothing for the first Massachusetts Regiment for the Year 1783." Signed by Azariah Egleston, Paymaster and Agent.

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Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: African American HistoryAfrican American TroopsMilitary HistorySoldier's PayContinental Army

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