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Collection Reference Number GLC00994
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1775 
Title Appointment of Second Lieutenant Enos Briggs
Date 25 July 1775
Author Warren, James (1726-1808)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Document of the Congress of the Colony of Massachusetts Bay appoints Enos Briggs a second lieutenant of a Company of Foot. Signed by James Warren, President of the Congress and Samuel Freeman, Secretary of the Congress. On verso is note written by John Cushing, Jr., Justice of the Peace in Plymouth, that Briggs took the oath required by officers and soldiers of the Massachusetts Army on 2 September 1775.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Government and Civics  Military History  Militia  
People Warren, James (1726-1808)  Freeman, Samuel (1743-1831)  
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