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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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