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Lewis, Morgan (1737-1784) Muster Roll of Late Captain Joshua Brady's Company in the 30th Reg. of Foot Commanded by Colo. James Scammons Belonging to the army of the united colonies of North America 12 September 1775

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.603.14 Author/Creator: Lewis, Morgan (1737-1784) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 12 September 1775 Pagination: 2 p. ; 31.5 x 38.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Signed by Morgan Lewis as Lieutenant. Also signed by John Sayward. Sayward's signature is accompanied by an incomplete note. Captain Joshua Bragdon's Company was in Colonel James Scammons's 30th Regiment of Foot in the Continental Army. Captain Joshua Bragdon is referred to as the "Late Cap. Joshua Bragdon", and it appears to be noted that he resigned on August 19th. Lists the names of commanding officers, corporals, drum and fife, privates, and casualties. The bottom right corner of this muster roll appears to have been torn off. Indecipherable calculations scrawled on verso. Bragdon's Company was likely assigned to contirbute to the Siege of Boston, though there is no location noted on the muster roll.

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

People: Lewis, Morgan, 1737-1784
Sayward, John, b. 1750
Bragdon, Joshua, 1743-1792
Scammons, James (fl. 1775)

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Muster Rolls and ReturnsRevolutionary WarMilitary HistoryContinental ArmyInjury or Wound

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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