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Noyes, Thomas (1754-1819) [Note certifying the Revolutionary War service of Thomas Slattery

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02150.14 Author/Creator: Noyes, Thomas (1754-1819) Place Written: Westerly, Rhode Island Type: Autograph document signed Date: 08 May 1818 Pagination: 1 p. : 20 x 16 cm

Note written to certify the Revolutionary War service of a man whose name appears to be Thomas Slattery as Joseph Noyes's clerk in 1776 and 1777.
Similar content written on both sides of the document, with the handwriting on one side being much messier than the other. The neater side is signed by Thomas Noyes.

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