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Martin, James (fl. 1746) [Order to pay Martin Howard nine pounds and seventeen shillings]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.278 Author/Creator: Martin, James (fl. 1746) Place Written: Newport, Rhode Island Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 23 July 1746 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 6.5 x 18.5 cm.

Summary of Content: Payment due for Howard's appearance in court for the Samuel Bannister case "and for impressing Men in the Expedition against Cape Breton" during the British conflict with French and Indian forces during King George's War. Sent from Rhode Island Secretary Martin to General Treasurer John Gardener.

People: Martin, James, fl. 1746
Gardner, John, 1696-1770

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Soldier's PayConscriptionFinanceFrench and Indian WarImpressmentMilitary HistoryLawGovernment and Civics

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