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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01832
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0051] 1-15 January 1783 
Title Army Rations issued to Elizabeth Cottril
Date 14 January 1783
Author Platt, Richard (1755-1830)  
Additional authors Forsyth, Robert (1754-1794) Cotrill, Richard (fl. 1783)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Orders to issue rations, "whiskey excepted," to Elizabeth Cottril, Richard Cottril's wife. Countersigned by Robert Forsythe and endorsed by Richard Cottril.
Subjects Muster Rolls and Returns  Revolutionary War  Military History  Military Provisions  West Point (US Military Academy)  Continental Army  Women's History  Alcohol  
People Forsyth, Robert (1754-1794)  Platt, Richard (1755-1830)  Cotrill, Richard (fl. 1783)  Cotrill, Elizabeth (fl. 1783)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Additional Information Forsyth was a Commissary and the first US Marshal to be killed in the line of duty.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859