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Guide to the George Ashman papers, 1781-1784

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Summary

The papers deal with the problems of raising troops, securing money for payment, and obtaining adequate military equipment and food supplies. While the state militia was employed in service to the newly-formed United States, county defense was also frequently discussed.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.30083
Title
George Ashman papers
Date
1781-1784
Creator
Ashman, George
Extent
11 items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials in English

Collection Overview

The papers deal with the problems of raising troops, securing money for payment, and obtaining adequate military equipment and food supplies. While the state militia was employed in service to the newly-formed United States, county defense was also frequently discussed.

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How to Cite

George Ashman Papers, 1781-1784, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Contents of the Collection

George Ashman papers, 1781-1784
Folder 1
 

Historical Note

Revolutionary War soldier (Militia Lieutenant), of Bedford County, Pa.


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This finding aid was derived from a MARC record using a crosswalk defined in marc2ead_section.xsl. The finding aid was generated as part of a larger project to digitize several thousand small collections housed in Section A, January 2017.