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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02300
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0061] 16-31 July 1783 
Title Army rations issued to Thomas Nelson and his family
Date 16 July 1783
Author Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Asks the commissary, James Forsyth, to issue rations for Thomas Nelson, his wife, and 2 children from 16-31 of July. Says that Nelson is a furloughed man from the Massachusetts artillery who was detained by the sickness of his wife. Nelson signed the docket stating that 64 rations were delivered to him.
Subjects Muster Rolls and Returns  Military History  Military Provisions  Continental Army  West Point (US Military Academy)  Women's History  Children and Family  Health and Medical  Artillery  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Children & Family; Women in American History; Health & Medicine
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859