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[Massachusetts Militia Return]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09045 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Document Date: 1775[8] Pagination: 1 p.

Summary of Content: Return or account of a militia and their armaments. Partially printed with a manuscript accomplishment, possibly by Capt Jonathan Rice, Sudbury, Massachusetts, dated in text 5 July 1775, with orders on verso from Colonel Ezekiel How, dated 26 October 1778[?].


Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: MilitiaMuster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary CampMilitary History

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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