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Norris, Jonathan (fl. 1760) [Jonathan Norris' military enlistment during the French and Indian War]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.282 Author/Creator: Norris, Jonathan (fl. 1760) Place Written: Massachusetts Type: Printed document signed Date: 3 May 1760 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 15.5 x 21 cm.

Summary of Content: Partially printed document in which Norris enlists himself in the British army from the Province of Massachusetts Bay, noting that he received five dollars as partial bounty money from Joseph Thompson. Indicates their mission is "the total Reduction of Canada." A signed statement attested to by John Worthington below Norris' statement indicates Norris appeared, received an additional bounty, and took the Oath of Fidelity.

People: Norris, Jonathan, fl. 1760
Worthington, John, fl. 1760

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistorySoldier's PayRecruitmentCanadaGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyFranceOath

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