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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.526
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1776 
Title Appointment of John Harman as a first lieutenant in the Massachusetts militia
Date 10 May 1776
Author Massachusetts Bay Council  
Document Type Government document
Content Description Partially printed document countersigned by John Lowell as deputy secretary. Members of the Massachusetts Bay Council also signed, including: James Otis, W. Spooner, Caleb and Thomas Cushing, John Winthrop, B. Chadbourn, John Whitcomb, Jedediah Foster, James Prescott, Elias Taylor, Michael Farley, Jabez Fisher, Moses Gill, B. White, and Dr. Samuel Holten. Harman was appointed a first lieutenant in the 6th company, under Captain Roger Libby, in the 3rd regiment of militia for Cumberland County. Includes a paper seal.
Subjects Militia  Revolutionary War  Military History  
People Otis, James (1725-1783)  Lowell, John (1743-1802)  Cushing, Thomas (1725-1788)  Gill, Moses (1734-1800)  Holten, Samuel (1738-1816)  
Place written Watertown, Massachusetts
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