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    1777 List of British Prisoners Captured at Saratoga. Three pages with integral sheet, 8.25" x 13", np, 1777. Likely written around October of 1777, this document features a list of soldiers from General Burgoyne's British army that were captured at the Battle of Saratoga. The list is docketed on the integral sheet as, "List - Men who have Families, and lists individuals in the 21st, 9th, 62nd, 24th, 20th, and 47th Regiments, as well as a detachment of the 33rd, the Royal Artillery, and "Canada Companies." Perhaps this list was created in order to give priority to these men in the event of a prisoner exchange. The list is in very fine condition, very clean with moderate edge wear. The ink is dark and crisp, perfect for display.

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