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Massachusetts Resolution of Massachusetts Legislature re: militia officers, quota for army, &c

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04292 Author/Creator: Massachusetts Place Written: Boston Type: Broadside Date: 1780/11/29 Pagination: 3 p. 34.1 x 20.8 cm

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04292 Author/Creator: Massachusetts Place Written: Boston Type: Broadside Date: 1780/11/29 Pagination: 3 p. 34.1 x 20.8 cm

Printed document (or broadside?) subscribed in type by John Hancock. Establishes a quota for each town to supply the Continental Army. Printed by Edes & Sons.

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