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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.048
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1778 
Title Account of men raised for the Continental Army to reinforce militia in Fishkill and Peekskill, New York
Date 30 June 1778
Author Sewell, Edward B. (fl. 1778)  
Document Type Military document; Government document
Content Description Signed by nine other men, the Commission officers, the selectmen, and the Committee of Safety of the town. States that eight men were hired to go to Fishkill for 110 pounds each, three men were hired to go to Peekskill for 80 pounds each, and three men hired for Peekskill at 11 pounds per month until the company is discharged.
Subjects Continental Army  Militia  Recruitment  Revolutionary War  Military History  Government and Civics  Finance  Soldier's Pay  
People Sewell, Edward B. (fl. 1778)  
Place written Sharon, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information Created in Stoughtonham (present day Sharon, Massachusetts).
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859