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Estimate: $ 600 - $ 900
(AMERICAN REVOLUTION--1778.) Receipt for blankets for Connecticut troops at Valley Forge. Manuscript Document Signed by Eli Mygatt, 4 1/4 x 8 inches, docketed on verso; folds, minor toning. Hartford, CT, 28 January 1778
The selectmen of Danbury, CT request funds to buy blankets for the company of Danbury troops then a month into the bleak winter at Valley Forge: "Dr. State Connecticut to Select Men Danbury, 7 blankets dd Capt. Chapman's Co., Colo Swift's Reg't, as per Ensign Thomas Storrs, rec'd, 6£ 6s." Colonel Heman Swift, commander of the 7th Connecticut Regiment then at Valley Forge, was a friend of Washington's. Captain Albert Chapman was one of his company commanders. Eli Mygatt (1742-1807), a militia colonel in Danbury, signs for the receipt of the funds.
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