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Collection Reference Number GLC00903
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title "An act to Compleat the New Jersey Regiment"
Date 10 March 1762
Author Hardy, Josiah (1822-1900)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description 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.
Subjects 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  
People Hardy, Josiah (1822 - 1900)  
Place written Burlington, New Jersey
Theme Government & Politics; French & Indian Wars; Native Americans; Children & Family; Religion
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859