James R. and Lorraine H. Humer Collection

James R. and Lorraine H. Humer Collection, MG-167.  This collection consists mainly of records of the Continental Army’s Quartermaster office in Carlisle, Pennsylvania during the American Revolution. These records include requisitions, orders, receipts, accounting, reports (‘returns’), and a limited amount of correspondence, with particular focus on transport of military supplies by wagons and packhorses.  The Humer collection also includes numerous pieces of personal correspondence and business and legal records of two prominent residents of 18th century Cumberland County:  Samuel Postlethwaite and John Agnew.

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