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This 1779 notice requires the Selectmen or Committee of each town in Massachusetts, to submit an account of all supplies given, as well as any bounties, to any soldier or his family who was mustered as a member of the state's part of the Continental Army. This accounting was to cover the previous three years of the war. If the accounting was not turned in on time, the Selectmen or Committee would each be fined one hundred pounds by the state.


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Resolve by the State of Massachusetts-Bay requring all towns to supply a record of reimbursements made to soldiers & families

publisher   Commonwealth of Massachusetts
creator   John Hancock (1737-1793)
creator   John Avery
date   Oct 8, 1779
location   Boston, Massachusetts
height   13.0"
width   8.5"
process/materials   printed paper, ink
item type   Legal Documents/Government/Society Records
accession #   #L04.140

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Clothing Allotment from Deerfield to Soldiers

Supplies for Troops

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