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Memo. of Cash & Clothing Subscribed to be given by Sundry

Persons for the Soldiers Belonging to this Town

in the North Company


Shirts

Stockings

Shoes

Cash

David Field Esqr

1

1

1

 

Salah Barnard

2

1

   

David Sexton

 

2

 

Eldad Bardwell

1

1

1

 

Joseph Stebbins Junr

1

1

1

 

Jeremiah Nims

1

1

1

 

Joseph Barnard Junr

2

     

John Bardwell

 

1

1

 

Thos Bardwell Junr

1

1

   

Isaac Parker

1

 

1

 

Thos Wells

 

1

1

 

Levi Newton

1

1

   

Solomon Newton

1

     

Alpheus Newton

1

     

Cheliab Billing

 

1

   

Ebenr Wells

1

1

1

 

Augustus Wells

   

1

 

Aron Arms

 

1

   

Smith Hitchcock

1

1

1

 

Joseph Stebbins

   

3

 

George Herbert

 

1

   

Elihu Field

1

1

1

 

Thos W. Dickinson

1

 

1

3

Daniel Fisk

     

6/

Old Mrs. Fisk Spining & niting 1 pr Stocking

       

William Felton

 

1

   
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The precarious financial condition of the new nation made supplying Revolutionary troops with even the bare essentials of food and clothing a daunting task. Ordinary Americans supported the war effort by providing clothing and food as well as by paying taxes. These residents of Deerfield, Massachusetts, pledged to supply shoes, shirts and breeches for Deerfield militiamen in 1778.

 

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Clothing Allotment from Deerfield to Soldiers

creator   Selectmen of Deerfield
date   1778
location   Deerfield, Massachusetts
height   6.0"
width   4.25"
process/materials   manuscript, paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L99.089


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