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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.10041
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0045] August 1782 
Title At a garrison court martial held at West Point 30th August 82 by order of General Patterson for the tryal of Phillip Francis and Peggy Martin
Date 30 August 1782
Author Moodie, Andrew (fl. 1781-1787)  
Document Type Military document; Legal document
Content Description Includes testimony of several witnesses regarding money, supposedly stolen by Peggy Martin. In her defense, Martin said she was invited to Peter Hubbard's for a beer, and while there a man asked her to sell him calico. For the calico, he paid her with the stolen note. Martin was acquitted.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Revolutionary War General  Military History  Continental Army  Military Law  Women's History  Clothing and Accessories  Textile  Crime  Alcohol  Finance  
People Moodie, Andrew (fl. 1781-1787)  Paterson, John (1744-1808)  
Place written West Point, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Law; Women in American History
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859