Trumbull, Jonathan (1710-1785) [Order for fifteen men to join the expedition against the French at Crown Point]
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC04949 Author/Creator: Trumbull, Jonathan (1710-1785) Place Written: Lebanon, Connecticut Type: Autograph document signed Date: 9 September 1755 Pagination: 1 p. ; 32.5 x 20 cm.
Written to Captain John Wattle of Lebanon, Connecticut, during the French and Indian War. Indicates that three impressed men should come from five different companies, given bounties, and sent to join "Captain Leaches company for the said service." A postscript orders the "several Captains of the Proprietive Company of Foot abovenamed" to render assistance to Wattle in making the impressments and keeping the peace. Trumbull wrote, and signed twice, as colonel of the 12th Regiment.
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