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|Collection Reference Number
|From Archive Folder
|Documents Relating to 1754-1764
|"An act to Compleat the New Jersey Regiment"
|10 March 1762
|Hardy, Josiah (1822-1900)
|Title in full is "An act to Compleat the New Jersey Regiment to Six Hundred and Sixty Six effective Volunteers, Officers included." To raise additional men for the French & Indian War, with inducements including pardons. Details provisions for recruiting minors, slaves and Indians. Additionally, allows Quakers to affirm, rather than swear, an oath. Signed by Hardy as British colonial governor, countersigned by R. H. Morris and Samuel Nevill.
|African American History American Indian History French and Indian War Quaker Religion Militia Global History and Civics France Military History Pardon Children and Family Slavery African American Troops Oath Recruitment
|Hardy, Josiah (1822 - 1900)
|Burlington, New Jersey
|Government & Politics; French & Indian Wars; Native Americans; Children & Family; Religion
|The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
|The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
|Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859