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United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783

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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

James Shop papers

 Unprocessed
Identifier: ViU-2021-0010

James Shop papers

 Collection — Box BW 19, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS-16473
Content Description This collection consists of two documents related to John Shop, a freedman from Connecticut who served in the Continental Army. One item is a Connecticut pay-table committee document authorizing payment to Shop for his army service. This was signed by James Hart on December 15, 1870 in Hartford, Connecticut. The other is a one page letter certifying Shop's service in the 2nd Regiment of the Connecticut line of the Continental Army. In the letter he is identified as a freedman from the town of...
Dates: 1780