The Resource Returns of provisions, (manuscript)

Returns of provisions, (manuscript)

Label
Returns of provisions, 1777-1778
Title
Returns of provisions
Inclusive dates
1777-1778
Title variation
Revolutionary War returns
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • The collection contains fragmented accountings of provisions "Received for the Troops in Camp under the Command of His Excellency George Washington Esquire Commander in Chief . . " Listed are provisions for four and one half months, apparently collected for troops at Valley Forge, Pa
  • Also, a six months supply "Return of Stores and Provisions Received at the different Posts and Magazines in the Middle Department," and "Return of Provisions and Stores" received and remaining at specified posts in Virginia under the direction of Stewart's deputy, Wm. Green Munford
  • Sites in Virginia included: Portsmouth, Fredericksburgh, Alexandria, Petersburgh, Richmond, and York-Town. Tabulations of provisions included: Pork, Head Cattle, Fresh Beef, Salt Beef, Sheep, Veal, Mutton, Butter, Spirits, Rum, Whiskey, Vinegar, Hides, Salt, Tallow, Peas, Rice, Fish, Soap, Candles, Indn. Meal, Potatoes, Molasses, Turnips, Flour etc
Biographical or historical data
Continental Army Commissary General of Issues.
Cataloging source
VA@
Label
Returns of provisions, (manuscript)
Note
About 1" has been cut off both sides of all the pages removing dates and possible locations
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  • Special Collections
Extent
1
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
u2847003
System control number
  • (Sirsi) a2847003
  • (OCoLC)50298992
Type of unit
item.

Library Locations

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