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Topsfield & Worcester Collection of 13 Massachusetts documents, re: French & Indian War [Decimalized .01- .13]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.248 Author/Creator: Topsfield & Worcester Place Written: Topsfield, Mass: Worcester, Ma Type: Header Record Date: 1746 ca. Pagination: 13 documents

Summary of Content: A number of warrants/orders regarding arms and training. Petition to move training Order to arrest a deserter Order to rally troops and march them List of soldiers


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistoryFranceDesertionMuster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary LawPetitionWeaponryGlobal History and Civics

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