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Collection Reference Number GLC04764.07
From Archive Folder Burgoyne-Kingston collection: papers concerning Convention Army after Saratoga 
Title Account of Money Expended by Elijah Grout & Robt Perry On an Expedition to Connecticut River - by His Excellency General Burgoyne's Orders
Date 12 June 1777
Author Grout, Elijah (fl. 1777)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Lists cash expenditures for his expedition south from Montreal, Canada. Mentions cash payments to get his expedition to St. Johns, the Connecticut River, Ticonderoga, and opposite Crown Point. Paid a Mr. Hubbard to distribute Burgoyne's declarations among local inhabitants. Other cash expenditures were for provisions. Total cost is slightly over 8 pounds, he received over 2 pounds, and is asking for a reimbursement of over 6 pounds. Countersigned by a John Peters on verso, stating Burgoyne said he should be paid.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Canada  Finance  Military Provisions  Loyalist  
People Grout, Elijah (fl. 1777)  
Theme The American Revolution; Banking & Economics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859