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Collection Reference Number GLC04764.82
From Archive Folder Burgoyne-Kingston collection: papers concerning Convention Army after Saratoga 
Title Accounts during Saratoga Campaign according to David Geddes
Date ca. 1778
Author Geddes, David (fl. 1777-1778)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Created by Geddes as acting paymaster under British General John Burgoyne. This was written after the British defeat at Saratoga in October 1777. Document is divided into two sides, one side which marks expenditures by officers under Burgoyne and another that reconciles the expenses. Account goes from 15 June 1777 to 12 December 1777. Balance for expenditures by officers is slightly over 507 pounds. Combined with Burgoyne's own expenses of 330 pounds, the total balance is slightly over 837 pounds, "Errors Excepted."
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Battle  Battle of Saratoga  Convention Army  Prisoner of War  Finance  Military Supplies  
People Geddes, David (fl. 1777-1778)  
Place written Cambridge, Massachusetts
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