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Daniel Shays to General Shepard Regarding Dead

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To Genll Shepherd or the Commanding Officer in Springfield Sir I Desire you to Send My Dead and Wound men by My Flagg So that I can Burye My Dead Men and Take Care of my Wounded if not my Wounded the Dead and the Names of the Wounded by Lt Williams Who is the Bearer of this Flagg
I am yours
Daniel Shays Capt

Chickabury 27th Jan 1787

Honoured Sir,

BY the flag that was sent to your Honour yesterday informs us that if the friends of the Dead in Custody Sends in after them the Bodys Shall Be Rezined--
We the friends hereafter Subscribed for Each Dead Body humbly pray that the Present flag may have Leave and liberty to fetch the Whole Number of the Dead with them as in Duty Bound shall ever pray

Ezekiel Root} Solomon Root brother
Aril Webster} William Webster Brother
John Hunter} James Anderson friend
Jeremiah McMillen} Thomas Milllen Brother
was woun. & missing
Jabez Spycer} Thomas Crawfoot Father in Law


General Shepard
Commander of the County Hampshire Troops in Springfield