Documents, Manuscripts, Maps, & Photographs
Manuscript Group 163, Hugh Hughes (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York
Daybook, 1782, 0.3 linear feet / 1 volume
Call Number: EN 172 (Ely Collection)
Official correspondence of the deputy quartermaster for the state of New York. Includes copies of letters from Timothy Pickering, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, and George Washington.
Gift of Edwin A. Ely, 1928.
Hugh Hughes was the deputy quartermaster for the state of New York. He was based at Fish Kill, New York in 1782.
Edwin Ely donated this collection in 1928.
This daybook contains copies of orders and requests made to and by Hugh Hughes while he was the deputy quartermaster of New York in 1782. The orders and requests vary a great deal, but are often for such things as horses, hay, and bran. The daybook includes letters from Timothy Pickering, Baron Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben, and George Washington.
For more information on quartermasters in the American Revolution see:
Processed by James Lewis, May 2001 as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.
The New Jersey Historical Society