Adams Papers

Enclosure: List of American Losses at Danbury, 6 May 1777

Enclosure: List of American Losses at Danbury

1700 Barrells Pork

50 Do: Beef

700 Basketts Wheat

7 Hhds. Rum

6 Do: Bread

11 Tierces Claret

3 Quarter Cask Wine

12 or 1700 Wheat—Rye & Corn

12 Coile Rope

10 Waggons

1600 Tents mostly old

The above is a true State of our Loss, in the affair at Danbury. 20 Men killed. 5 Missing. 17 Houses burnt. A Party that went out to bury the Dead have returned, and Report, that they have buried 62 Regulars.

RC (Adams Papers); addressed in John Thaxter’s hand: “To The Honble: John Adams Esqr. at Philadelphia”; endorsed: “Portia ans. May 27”; docketed in CFA’s hand. Enclosure, in an unidentified hand, printed herewith.

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