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Porter, W. (fl. 1776) His Majesty's 35th regiment of foot commanded by Major General Henry Campbell

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.10463 Author/Creator: Porter, W. (fl. 1776) Place Written: Staten Island, New York Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 16 July 1776 Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 40.3 x 32.3 cm.

Muster roll for Captain Archibald McAlester's company of light infantry, 35th Regiment of Foot (British) between 25 December 1775 and 24 June 1776. Verso contains certification that the men mentioned on this roll were effectives, fit for duty or active service, during the time period covered.

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