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Jones, Joseph (fl. 1775-1783) [Reciept of son's wages]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.603.13 Author/Creator: Jones, Joseph (fl. 1775-1783) Place Written: Sanford, Maine Type: Document signed Date: 24 February 1783 Pagination: 1 p. ; 6.1 x 18.7 cm.

Summary of Content: Jones acknowledges receipt of a sum of money from Captain Morgan Lewis towards his "soons wages for serving as a Solder at Cambridge in the year 1775."

Background Information: Lewis served as a selectman for Sanford, Maine. His company of militia marched in response to the 19 April 1775 Lexington Alarm.

People: Jones, Joseph, fl. 1775-1783
Lewis, Morgan, 1737-1784

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Siege of BostonMilitary HistoryRevolutionary WarSoldier's PayMilitiaFinance

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