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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02669.072 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: Burlington, Vermont Type: Autograph document Date: 10 July 1806 to 10 July 1813 Pagination: 1 p. ; 18.2 x 16 cm.

Summary of Content: This document announces Lieutenant Walter Sheldon as Pay Master for the 11th Regiment in Burlington, Vermont.


Historical Era: The New Nation, 1783-1815

Subjects: Military ServiceMilitary PersonnelWar of 1812

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