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Patten, William (1731-1796) [Muster roll for Colonel Drummon's Regiment]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.603.03 Author/Creator: Patten, William (1731-1796) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Document signed Date: 6 September 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : 32 x 19 cm.

Patten signs with various other sergeants, corporals, drum and fife, and privates, verifying their receipt of one month's pay. Drummon's Regiment was part of Captain Lewis's (possibly Morgan Lewis's) Company.

Morgan Lewis's company of militia marched in response to the 19 April 1775 Lexington Alarm. Lewis also served as a selectman for Sanford (present day Maine).

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