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Sprout, Ebenezer, -1805


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Inspection return, Massachusetts Regiment, 1780 October 6

 Item — Box 88 OVERSIZE, Folder: 1780.10.06
Identifier: RM-1082; MS-5736
Scope and Contents

A.D. 1 page. Inspection return. Troop inspection chart.This document was signed just 4 days after the execution of British spy John Andre. It is a table detailing 265 "rank and file"; 16 officers, 22 sergeants, 13 drum and fifers; lists the units' arms and ammo. The document shows the troop and arms strength during the American Revolution. Autograph document signed; signed by Col. Ebenezer Sprout, Inspecting officer of the 12th Massachusetts and Capt. Silas Burbank, temporary commander.

Dates: 1780 October 6