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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.01991
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0055] 1-15 March 1783 
Title Army rations issued to Engineer's Department
Date 8 March 1783
Author Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Document specifying the number of persons, days, and rations issued for the engineers at West Point from 1 March to 8 March. A total of 16 persons (from the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Connecticut Regiments and the 3rd Artillery - as well as 1 hired mason) were used for the 8 days. A total of 192 rations were issued. Signed by Major Shaw as Knox's aide-de-camp and Joseph Chasman as superintendent. Docket signed with an illegible signature.
Subjects Muster Rolls and Returns  Revolutionary War  Military History  Military Provisions  West Point (US Military Academy)  Continental Army  Prisoner  Artisans  Artillery  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859