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Receipt, from Caleb Gibbs for cask of wine sent to Head Quarters, 1779 February 16

 Item — Box: 19, Folder: 1779.02.16
Identifier: 2018-SC-035-001

Scope and Contents

Letter from Caleb Gibbs, commander of the Commander-in-Chief's Guard, to Royal Flint, assistant commissary of purchases, requesting a quarter cask of wine for His Excellency George Washington at Head Quarters. Signed by Gibbs with note that the cask of wine was received.


  • Creation: 1779 February 16


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Part of the Special Collections at The George Washington Presidential Library at Mount Vernon Repository

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Mount Vernon VA 22121