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Unknown [Navy signals]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC05219 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Printed document Date: [circa 1779-1780] Pagination: 3 p. : docket ; 37.2 x 23.4 cm. Order a Copy

Partially printed document. Mentions pendants, flags, color, location, and signification of signal. A separate section indicates night signals. Regiment numbers hand written.

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