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Abram, Andrew (fl. 1746) [Certificate]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.08926 Author/Creator: Abram, Andrew (fl. 1746) Place Written: Worcester County, Massachusetts Type: Document signed Date: 19 August 1746 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Partially printed document with subsequent information written in by hand. Certifies that Andrew Abram is enlisted in the infantry under John Terry's command, which will be sent to Canada. Also verified, signed and dated by John Harwood, 14 August 1746. Includes a signature from Richard Lane.

People: Abram, Andrew, fl. 1746.
Harwood, John, fl. 1746.
Lane, Richard, fl. 1746.
Terry, John, fl. 1746.

Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Keywords/Subjects: French and Indian War, Canada, Military History, Infantry, France, Global History and Civics, Foreign Affairs

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