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Swift, E. (fl. 1913) [Certification of Joseph Blanchard's completion of a course in military topography]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC06061.02 Author/Creator: Swift, E. (fl. 1913) Place Written: Pampang, Philippines Type: Printed document signed Date: 20 December 1913 Pagination: 1 p. ; 21.5 x 9.5 cm

Summary of Content: Partially printed document signed by Colonel Swift of the 8th Cavalry at the Garrison School at Camp Stotsenburg. Blanchard was the son of C.D. Blanchard (see GLC06061.01). Joseph was a Captain in the Philippine Scouts. A subtraction equation was written on the verso in pencil.

People: Swift, E., fl. 1913

Historical Era: Progressive Era to New Era, 1900-1929

Subjects: Australia and Pacific IslandsSpanish American WarMilitary HistorySurveying

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