Nicholas Quackenbush signed receipt 31st Jan 1783. Revolutionary War.

Nicholas Quackenbush signed receipt 31st Jan 1783.

Signed Revolutionary War receipt, by the Assistant Quarter Master for the Continental Army in Albany, NY, Major Nicholas Quackenbush, which reads: "Sir, Please to pay to Mr. John DeWanderlaer Three Pounds Sixteen Shillings and charge the same to my Account." It is made out to "Mr. Henry Hart. Merchant". Nicholas Quackenbush (1734 - 1813) was the Assistant Quarter Master for the Continental Army in Albany NY, with the critical role of coordinating supplies for the Army; this eventually lead to the defeat of Burgoyne at Saratoga in 1777, the turning point in the Revolution as it convinced the French to join the Americans. Very good condition. Item #19288

Price: $175.00

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