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Brickett, James (1738-1818) Report of the day.

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02437.00195 Author/Creator: Brickett, James (1738-1818) Place Written: Cambridge, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 30 June 1775 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Indicates that Brickett, the Officer of the Day, made the usual rounds, found the sentries alert, and discovered nothing extraordinary. A note on the back lists some names, places, and numbers. Brickett was a Lieutenant Colonel in Col. James Frye's regiment of Minutemen. He fought at Bunker Hill and later during the Revolutionary War became a brigadier general.

People: Brickett, James, 1738-1818.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Military History, Siege of Boston, Revolutionary War, Muster Rolls and Returns, Minutemen, Global History and US Foreign Policy, Global History and US Foreign Policy

Sub Era: The War for Independence