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Barnard, Salah (fl. 1759) Receipt for payment of Moses Scott, a soldier in Barnard's Company.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC08014.07 Author/Creator: Barnard, Salah (fl. 1759) Place Written: Crown Point, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 1759/10/04 Pagination: 2 p. 14.6 cm x 7.9 cm

Summary of Content: Receipt for payment of Moses Scott, a soldier in Barnard's Company including cheese, sugar, and chocolate with a total of 16 shillings.

People: Barnard, Salah
Scott, Moses

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistorySoldier's PayMilitary ProvisionsDiet and nutrition

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