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Consisting of a series of dated invoices and receipts for goods and supplies issued by Jefferson Barracks, Missouri, to be used by military units and other governmental entities, this quartermaster's ledger book contains entries dating between March 19, 1844 and May 25, 1850. Materials shipped to the northwest and south from Jefferson Barracks were of an essential nature, including such items as paper, saddles, horseshoes and the like. Many important military officers and historic steamboats are listed in the entries.

Supplies for Fort Scott from Jefferson Barracks, 1845

 

Finding Aid to Jefferson Barracks Quartermaster's Ledger Book

 
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