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Chute, Thomas (fl. 1809) [Regimental orders third regiment]


Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02669.018 Author/Creator: Chute, Thomas (fl. 1809) Place Written: Windham, New York Type: Autograph document signed Date: 16 September 1809 Pagination: 1 p. ; 16.9 x 18.6 cm.

Summary of Content: This document orders the soldiers of the Third Regiment to come well equiped to Windham, New York on October 10, 1809, ready for inspection and other militia duty. The name Captain Johnson is written on the back of the document.

People: William Hansom
Samuel Pruyn

Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military PersonnelMilitary ServiceMilitary MobilizationsMilitiaOrders

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