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Hardy, Josiah (1822-1900) An act to Compleat the New Jersey Regiment to Six Hundred and Sixty Six effective volunteers, Officers included.

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC00903 Author/Creator: Hardy, Josiah (1822-1900) Place Written: Burlington, New Jersey Type: Document signed Date: 10 March 1762 Pagination: 19 p. : docket ; 43.3 x 33.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Document aims to raise additional men for the French & Indian War, with inducements including pardons. Details provisions for recruiting minors, slaves, and Indians. Additionally, allows Quakers to affirm, rather than swear, an oath. Signed by Hardy as British colonial governor, countersigned by R. H. Morris and Samuel Nevill. Pages numbered at top by author, eighteenth page docketed March 8, 1762 on verso by R. Smith, Clerk.

People: Hardy, Josiah, 1822-1900

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: African American HistoryAmerican Indian HistoryFrench and Indian WarQuakersReligionMilitiaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceMilitary HistoryPardonChildren and FamilySlaveryAfrican American TroopsOathRecruitment

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