Title: Council of War Exchange of Prisoners/Miscellaneous Military Papers, 1775-1781
Extent: 1.0 Volumes
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Scope and Contents: Record of American prisoners exchanged by Cartel, Nov. 26, 1778 to February 25, 1779, British prisoners taken on board Ship of War Syren, American prisoners delivered at Bristol from prison ship Lord Sandwich, American prisoners at Rhode Island and accounts relating to men exchanged. Volume also dedicated to accounts & payments to soldier’s families supplied at Westerly, Charlestown, Providence, West Greenwich & Coventry and includes proceedings of the Council of War, various muster rolls, provision & clothing returns, lists of deserters, medical / hospital accounts, petitions, correspondence, etc.