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Princeton Revolution Collection


Held at: Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division [Contact Us]

This is a finding aid. It is a description of archival material held at the Princeton University Library: Manuscripts Division. Unless otherwise noted, the materials described below are physically available in their reading room, and not digitally available through the web.

Overview and metadata sections

The collection consists of receipts for supplies--flour, cattle, pork, rum and whiskey, etc.--and services delivered/rendered to the Continental Army, as well as several other documents pertaining to American military supplies during the Revolution. Most of the receipts were given to Enos Kelsey (Princeton Class of 1760), who at that time was a major in Colonel Chambers' Battalion of the New Jersey State Army, apparently buying supplies locally in Princeton.

Folder inventory added by Nicholas Williams '2015 in 2012.

Manuscripts Division
Finding Aid Date
Access Restrictions

The collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. No further photoduplication of copies of material in the collection can be made when Princeton University Library does not own the original. Inquiries regarding publishing material from the collection should be directed to RBSC Public Services staff through the Ask Us! form. The library has no information on the status of literary rights in the collection and researchers are responsible for determining any questions of copyright.

Collection Inventory

Receipts for John Wright, 1777. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Receipts for Enos Kelsey, 1777. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

Receipts for Various Other Continental Army Members, 1777. 1 folder.
Physical Description

1 folder

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