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Cadogan, William, Earl (1672?-1726) [Appointment for Thomas Hollier from the reign of King George I]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.546.01 Author/Creator: Cadogan, William, Earl (1672?-1726) Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 24 September 1722 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 36.7 x 23.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Appoints Thomas Hollier as a swordcutter for the office of ordnance. Affixed with seal. Written from the office of ordnance. Sent to Charles Wills and the officers of ordnance. Also signed by Leonard Smelt.

Background Information: William Cadogan was the Masters-General of the Ordnance.

People: Cadogan, William, Earl, 1672-1726

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: Military HistoryGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyArtisansWeaponry

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