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Dexter, John Singer (1753-1790) [Town meeting minutes from Cumberland, Rhode Island]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.168 Author/Creator: Dexter, John Singer (1753-1790) Place Written: Cumberland, Rhode Island Type: Document Date: 6 June 1778 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 29.6 x 19.4 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed and witnessed by John Dexter, clerk of the town council of Cumberland. Demarcates a section of highway that is to be built under the care of Major John Fisk, one of the Supervisors for Highways. Lists names of men under Fisk's command.


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarGovernment and CivicsInfrastructureTransportation

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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