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Smith, Elijah N. (fl. 1849) [Appointment of Thomas F. Burpee as corporal of the 4th infantry company]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02744.386 Author/Creator: Smith, Elijah N. (fl. 1849) Place Written: Rockville, Conneticut Type: Document signed Date: 10 September 1849 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 44 x 35.6 cm.

Summary of Content: Appointment of Thomas F. Burpee as corporal of the 4th infantry company. Signed by Elijah N. Smith, esquire. Includes printed Conneticut seal. Docket on verso. Printed by the "Press of Elihu Geer" in Hartford, Conneticut.

People: Burpee, Thomas F

Historical Era: National Expansion and Reform, 1815-1860

Subjects: Military HistoryMilitary PersonnelBattle

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