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Collection Reference Number GLC02437.00981
From Archive Folder The Henry Knox Papers [0030] June 1781 
Title Appointment of Josiah Flagg to take charge of military stores in Rhode Island
Date 16 June 1781
Author Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  
Additional authors Foster, Theodore (1752-1828)
Document Type Military document
Content Description Signed by Shaw for Henry Ward and Theodore Foster. Marked as a copy (copied in the hand of Samuel Shaw, Henry Knox's aide-de-camp). Contains the copied signatures of Henry Ward, Rhode Island Secretary of State, and Theodore Foster, Providence Town Clerk. Ward confirms that Flagg is to replace Mr. Perkins, because Perkins was ordered to George Washington's headquarters. Contains resolves of the State of Rhode Island "and Providence Plantation" issued 26 June 1781 instructing Perkins to leave certain stores for use by the militia. Foster had signed as witness to the resolves.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Military History  Continental Army  Military Supplies  Government and Civics  President  Militia  
People Ward, Henry (1732-1797)  Foster, Theodore (1752-1828)  Shaw, Samuel (1754-1794)  
Place written Rhode Island
Theme The American Revolution
Sub-collection The Henry Knox Papers
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859