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Paymaster papers of the 2nd regiment of light dragoons, 1779-1783.

Author: Elijah Janes
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of 24 records of rosters, pay, allowances, and provisions for the 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons under Col. Elisha Sheldon. The volume includes an account of the clothing delivered to each member of the troops, along with their names and ranks; the amounts of provisions of food and drink received for the use of General John Glover; soldiers' pay as directed by Congress;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Account books
Military records
Named Person: John Glover; Elijah Janes; Elisha Sheldon
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Elijah Janes
OCLC Number: 702185428
Language Note: In English.
Notes: Binding: half cloth over marbled covers. Pasted on cover: Manuscripts of Lieut. Elijah Janes Paymaster of the Second Regiment of Light Dragoons, 1779-1783. Elisha Sheldon Col.
Description: 1 v. (40 leaves) ; 43 cm.

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Manuscript, in a single hand, of a collection of 24 records of rosters, pay, allowances, and provisions for the 2nd Regiment of Light Dragoons under Col. Elisha Sheldon. The volume includes an account of the clothing delivered to each member of the troops, along with their names and ranks; the amounts of provisions of food and drink received for the use of General John Glover; soldiers' pay as directed by Congress; allowances of subsistence money supplied to the officers in lieu of rations for themselves and their servants; as well as muster rolls for each troop in the 2nd Regiment, listing each member's name, rank, term of enlistment, and "casualties." The collection also includes a copy of a letter which requests permission to hire tailors to make clothing for the Army.

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