The Resource Return of wagons and teams, 1781
- Return of wagons and teams, 1781
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- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Equipment and supplies
- Virginia -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
- State government records -- Virginia
- Wagons -- Virginia
- United States. -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Equipment and supplies. -- Revolution, 1775-1783
- United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783
- Contains a return of wagons and teams raised under an act of Assembly passed in October 1781. The return provides the name of the county and the person to whom the wagons were delivered. All of the individuals listed served as Continental Quarter Masters. The return is signed by William Davies, 28 November 1781
- Agency history record describes the history and functions of the Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts. (Search Virginia Auditor of Public Accounts as author).
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- The General Assembly passed an act at its October 1780 session for supplying the army with clothes, provisions, and wagons. The act contained a provision that every county and corporation furnish one serviceable wagon and a team of four good horses and complete harness with a driver to serve for one month at the expense of each county. Another act was passed at the March 1781 session providing further time to execute the previous act.
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- Salmon, John S., comp. A GUIDE TO STATE RECORDS IN THE ARCHIVES BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA BRANCH OF THE VIRGINIA STATE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVES. Richmond: Virginia State Library, 1985
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