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Revolutionary War Manuscript File

Revolutionary War Manuscript File


Most of the records are unbound papers, many were once part of bound volumes, and about a third of the documents in the file are handwritten and printed copies of records, mainly records of soldiers of particular states. Records include pay accounts; certificates of non-indebtedness; commissions; correspondence between military officers; letters sent and received; enlistment papers; oaths of allegiance; receipts for supplies; statements of service performed by individuals; and many other types of records.

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Revolutionary War Manuscript File
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February 12, 2014
NARA M859. Miscellaneous numbered records of Revolutionary War military operations, service of individuals, pay and settlement of accounts, and supplies.