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Nicola, Lewis (1717-1807) [Return of former Delaware troops in the Invalid Regiment]

Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC02499.15 Author/Creator: Nicola, Lewis (1717-1807) Place Written: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Type: Autograph document signed Date: 3 July 1781 Pagination: 1

Summary of Content: Nicola signs as Colonel of the Invalid Regiment. Lists the names of four soldiers and their dates of transfer from Delaware to the Invalid Regiment. States that though the men were transferred from Delaware into the Invalid Regiment they "are returned as belonging to the quota of that state."

People: Nicola, Lewis, 1717-1807.

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Keywords/Subjects: Revolutionary War, Military History, Jay's Treaty, Health and Medical, Muster Rolls and Returns

Sub Era: The War for Independence