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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.088
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1778 
Title Alexander McArthur to Elias Boudinot requesting to be exchanged as a prisoner of war
Date 7 May 1778
Author McArthur, Alexander (fl. 1778)  
Recipient Boudinot, Elias  
Document Type Correspondence; Military document
Content Description Addressed to Boudinot as Commissary General of Prisoners. Requests to be exchanged as a prisoner of war because he was wounded at Fort Montgomery and is not well. He asks to be paroled or exchanged to go to Dutchess County so he may heal. He informs Boudinot that his rank is Second Lieutenant in Captain James Stewart's company, Colonel Lewis Du Bois's Regiment, fifth regiment of the state of New York.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Global History and Civics  Military History  Battle  Injury or Wound  Prisoner  Parole  Loyalist  
People McArthur, Alexander (fl. 1778)  Boudinot, Elias (1740-1821)  
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859