Guide to the Hugh Hughes (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York Daybook 1782MG 163

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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Content Note

Restrictions

Access Points

Related Material

Administrative Information

Container List

Daybook

Guide to the Hugh Hughes (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York Daybook 1782MG 163Inventory prepared by James Lewis as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Guide to the Hugh Hughes (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York Daybook

1782

MG 163



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Inventory prepared by James Lewis as part of the "Farm to City" project funded by a grant from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Finding aid encoded by Julia Telonidis. January 2006. Production of the EAD 2002 version of this finding aid was made possible by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Finding aid written in English.

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Hughes, Hugh.
Title: Hugh Hughes (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York Daybook
Dates:1782
Abstract: 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.
Quantity: 0.3 linear feet (1 volume)
Collection Number: MG 163

Biographical Note

Hugh Hughes was the deputy quartermaster for the state of New York. He was based at Fish Kill, New York in 1782.

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Scope and Content Note

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.

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions on this collection.

Photocopying of materials is limited and no materials may be photocopied without permission from library staff.

Use Restrictions

Researchers wishing to publish, reproduce, or reprint materials from this collection must obtain permission.

The New Jersey Historical Society complies with the copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code), which governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions and protects unpublished materials as well as published materials.

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Access Points

The entries below represent persons, organizations, topics, forms, and occupations documented in this collection.
Subject Names:
Hughes, Hugh.
Pickering, Timothy, 1745-1829.
Steuben, Friedrich Wilhelm Ludolf Gerhard Augustin, Baron von, 1730-1794.
Washington, George, 1732-1799.
Subject Topics:
Armed forces--Officers--New York--Fishkill.
Military supplies--New York--Fishkill.
Quartermasters--New York--Fishkill.
Subject Places:
Fishkill (N.Y.)
United States--History--Revolution, 1775-1783.
Document Types:
Daybooks.
Letters (Correspondence).

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Related Material

For related collections at other institutions, see:

For related collections at the New Jersey Historical Society, see:

Manuscript Group 110, James Abeel (1733-1825), Deputy Quartermaster General, Papers

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

This collection should be cited as: Manuscript Group 163, Hugh Hughes (fl. 1782), Deputy Quartermaster of New York Daybook, The New Jersey Historical Society.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Edwin A. Ely, 1928.

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Daybook

BoxFolderTitleDate
11Daybook with correspondence1782

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