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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.209.01
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1776 
Title Appointment of John Fiske
Date 6 May 1776
Author Cooke, Nicholas (1717-1782)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Partially Printed document signed by Cooke as Governor of Rhode Island. Co-signed by Secretary Henry Ward. John Fiske was named a Major in the Second Regiment of militia from the county of Providence. Embossed paper seal with the symbol of Rhode Island the word "Hope" on it. Document is pasted to a piece of heavier paper and the docket is barely visible when viewed through the heavy paper.
Subjects Military History  Militia  Revolutionary War  
People Fiske, John (fl. 1776-1814)  
Place written Providence, Rhode Island
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