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New Hampshire Revolutionary War documents, mainly dealing with draft, militia

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC03657 Author/Creator: Place Written: [various places] Type: Document Date: 1769-1791 Pagination: 8 documents

Summary of Content: 1. King George III. D: Portsmouth, N.H. 4 November 1769. Legal writ to the sheriff of New Hampshire ordering the seizure of Richard Perkins for appearance in court. 1p. + docket + endorsement. 2. State of New Hampshire. D: Hillsborough, [N.H.] 12 January 1781. An Act for the raising and completing this state's quota of the Continental Army. 2p. + docketed on verso. 3. State of New Hampshire. D: Hillsborough, [N.H.] 14 April 1781. An Act in addition to, and alteration of an Act passed the 12th day of January 1781, entitled an act for raising and completing this state's quota of the Continental Army. 1p. + docket. 4. State of New Hampshire. D: [N.H.] 27 June 1781. An Act in addition to two several Acts of this state passed since the commencement of the present year for raising and filling up this state's quota of the Continental Army. 1p. + docket. 5. State of New Hampshire. D: Hillsborough, [N.H.] 28 November 1781. Various Acts to prevent the inhabitants of Great Britain from committing acts inimical to the United States of America. 4p. + docketed on recto. 6. State of New Hampshire. D: Hilllsborough, [N.H.] 21 March 1782. An Act for raising and completing this state's quota of the Continental Army. 3p. + docket. 7. State of New Hampshire. D: [N.H.] [n.d.] A schedule containing an account of the services of the militia, from 1775 to 1783. 4p. 8. State of New Hampshire. MD: Hillsborough, [N.H.] 8 September 1791. Received amount of bounties paid by said town to soldiers in the course of the late war. 2p. + docket.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: LawJudiciarySoldier's PayFinanceGovernment and CivicsMilitiaRecruitmentContinental ArmyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyLoyalistRevolutionary War

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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