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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.02099
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0057] April 1783 
Title Army rations issued to artificier
Date ca. 17 April 1783
Author Cheesman, Joseph (fl. 1783)  
Additional authors Lillie, John (1755-1801)
Document Type Military document; Correspondence
Content Description Return for rations for one member of the engineering department beginning 9 April and ending 17 April. It appears that the person came from the 8 Massachusetts Regiment. A total of 12 rations were issued over the eight days. Signed by Superintendent Joseph Cheesman and countersigned by Lillie as an aide-de-camp. Docket signed by a Jacob Wight stating that contractors delivered the rations.
Subjects Muster Rolls and Returns  Revolutionary War  Military History  Military Provisions  Continental Army  West Point (US Military Academy)  
People Lillie, John (1755-1801)  
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