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Return of John Vance's artillery company
Allen, John
September 16, 1776
Volume 10, Page 803

[From MS. Records in Office of Secretary of State.]
A General Return of the Artillery Company and Gunners' Stores, Commanded by Captain John Vance.

Wilmington, Sept 16th, 1776—Cobham's Hill.

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Company. Captains Absent. Capt Lieut on Command. Lieuts 1st and 2nd. Lieutenant Fire Worker. Gunner. Sargents. Drummer. Carpenter and Mate. Absent with Leave Sick. Sick in the Barricks. Matrosses fit for Duty. Wagons—one Cart. Horses. Guns fit for Duty. Guns Dismounted. Swivels on Board Washington. Spunges and Rammers. Ladles and Wirmes. Priming Hornes. Cutlasses. Cases Pistoles. Shot Boxes. Water Buckits. Catridge Boxes. 2-pounder Catridges, full. Swivel Catridges, full. 4-pound Shott. Swivel Shott. Baggs of Grape and Langrage. Swivel Catridges sent the Brigg. Bags Grape Sent the Brigg. Emty Cases.
No 1 1 2 1 1 2 1 2 1 7 24 1 5 8 2 3 9 9 8 8 3 7 4 8 32 33 32 158 132 63 17 150
JOHN ALLEN, Lieut. Artillery.