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Thurston, George (1741-1827) To Thomas Noyes

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.12 Author/Creator: Thurston, George (1741-1827) Place Written: Hopkinton, Rhode Island Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 14 July 1794 Pagination: 1 p. : address ; 20 x 28 cm

Letter from George Thurston to Thomas Noyes instructing him to bring the Second Class Regiment to a company parade on August 21.

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