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Collection Reference Number GLC02892
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1775 
Title Appointment of Alexander McDougall as Colonel of First New York regiment
Date 30 June 1775
Author Benson, Robert (fl. 1775)  
Recipient McDougall, Alexander  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Written by Benson as Secretary of New York Provincial Congress. After Congress resumed its consideration of the arrangement of regiments, it made the New York Regiment the First Regiment. It also unanimously approved Alexander McDougall as colonel for the regiment.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Government and Civics  Military History  
People Benson, Robert (fl. 1775)  McDougall, Alexander (1732-1786)  
Place written New York, New York
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859