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George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) [Appointment of Robert Ross-Bonan as ensign to an independent company of foot under the command of Captain John MacHarg]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.538 Author/Creator: George III, King of Great Britain (1738-1820) Place Written: London, England Type: Document signed Date: 7 November 1760 Pagination: 1 vellum sheet + docket

Summary of Content: By his Majesty's command.

People: George III, King of the United Kingdom, 1738-1820

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Global History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary History

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