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APPENDIX.


D.

TABLE OF THE NUMBER OF TROOPS SENT TO AMERICA BY EACH ONE OF THE GERMAN STATES, AND OF THE NUMBER THAT RETURNED.

The numbers originally given in Schlözer's “Stats-Anzeigen” (vi. pp. 521, 522), were corrected by Kapp as to the Anspach contingent. They form, perhaps, the nearest approximation attainable.

Brunswick sent in 1776 4,300
Brunswick sent in March, 1777 224
Brunswick sent in April, 1778 475
Brunswick sent in April, 1779 286
Brunswick sent in May, 1780 266
Brunswick sent in April, 1782 172

Total 5,723
Returned in the autumn of 1783 2,708

Did not return 3,015
 
 
Hesse-Cassel sent in 1776 12,805
Hesse-Cassel sent in December, 1777 403
Hesse-Cassel sent in March, 1779 993
Hesse-Cassel sent in May, 1780 915
Hesse-Cassel sent in April, 1781 915
Hesse-Cassel sent in April, 1782 961

Total 16,992
Returned in the autumn of 1783 and the spring of 1784   10,492

Did not return 6,500
 
 
Hesse-Hanau, under various treaties 2,038
Hesse-Hanau recruits sent in April, 1781 50
Hesse-Hanau recruits sent in April, 1782 334

Total 2,422
Returned in the autumn of 1783 1,441

Did not return 981