[Certificate of enlistment and discharge for Samson Cuff]
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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09366.01 Author/Creator: Place Written: s.l. Type: Manuscript document signed Date: 9 January 1784 Pagination: 1 p.
Connecticut Line Continental Army, Revolutionary War African American soldier Samson Cuff. Certification of enlistment and discharge signed by four Windsor, CT selectmen. To the Committee of Paytable.
This may Certify that Samson Cuff Inlisted into the Continental Line for the State of Connecicut as a soldier 178 for Three years & has Performed the same as by the Discharge he hath Obtained from Gen.rl Knox
Windsor January 9th 1784
Aaron Phelps 2d}
Isaac [Pinnery] J.rs}
To the Comittie of Payable
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