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Gorham, Joseph (fl. 1748) [Return of troops, Gorham's Rangers from Nova Scotia]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.439 Author/Creator: Gorham, Joseph (fl. 1748) Place Written: New England Type: Document signed Date: 20 September 1748 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 38.6 x 30.8 cm

Summary of Content: Date is written in Old Style/New Style: 1747/1748. Muster roll for 61 days between December 25, 1747 and February 23, 1748. List of names and whereabouts of Officers and Private Men in Captain John Gorham's Independent Commission of Rangers, "raised for the defense of his Majesty's Garrison of Annapolis Royall & Province of Nova Scotia". John Gorham listed as Captain, Joseph Gorham and William Boum as Lieutenants, and Matthew Winniett as Ensign. Cosigned by Lieutenant Joseph Gorham.


Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsCanadaFrench and Indian WarMilitary HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The Thirteen Colonies

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