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Catalog Number 2002.004.016
Object Name Orders, Military
Scope & Content Handwritten requisition for articles of clothing from Anthony Wayne to the superintendent of the clothing department, issued on June 22nd, 1793.
The text of the requisition is as follows:
"The Superintendent of the Clothing Department will issue for the use of a detachment of Capt. Cranford's Company of Rifle Men the following articles of clothing viz
Pairs Shoes - 17
Shirts - 17
Pairs linen overalls - 17"
The text on the lower left reads: "Headquarters Hobson's Choice June 22, 1793"
The text on the lower right reads" "Campbell Smith Ensign & Paymaster 4th Sub Legion" followed by a signature from Anthony Wayne.
Text on the verso reads:
"Mr. Smith's -
For Cloathing [sic] for
4th Sub Legion
June 22nd, 1793
No. 3"
Date 1793
People Wayne, Anthony
Smith, Campbell
Extent of Description 7.5" x 6.5"
Collection Military
Search Terms Military Clothing