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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.533
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1776 
Title Appointment of Jedediah Southworth as Massachusetts militia captain
Date 5 February 1776
Author Massachusetts Bay Council  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Partially printed document signed by Perez Morton as deputy secretary of the council. Other signers include members of the Massachusetts Bay Council: W. Severs, W. Spooner, J. Palmero, John Taylor, Charles Chauncy, Moses Gill, John Whitcomb, Jedediah Forster, Michael Farley, James Prescott, John Winthrop, B. White, Eliad Taylor, Jabez Fisher, and Dr. Samuel Holten. Appoints Southworth a captain in regiment commanded by Colonel Lemuel Robinson "raised by the Colony to reinforce the American Army untill" 1 April 1776. Includes a paper seal.
Subjects Militia  Revolutionary War  Military History  Continental Army  
People Morton, Perez (1751-1837)  Gill, Moses (1734-1800)  Holten, Samuel (1738-1816)  
Place written Watertown, Massachusetts
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859