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Collection Reference Number GLC00993
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1776 
Title Appointment of Thomas Dingley as Massachusetts militia captain
Date 10 May 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 from the Massachusetts Bay Council included: James Otis, W. Spooner, Caleb and Thomas Cushing, B. Chadborn, Moses Gill, John Whitcomb, Jedediah Forster, Michael Farley, James Prescott, John Winthrop, B. White, and Dr. Samuel Holten. Appoints Dingley to the 13th company, in the 2nd regiment of militia from Plymouth County, commanded by Colonel John Cushing. Includes a paper seal.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Government and Civics  Military History  Militia  
People Otis, James (1725-1783)  Morton, Perez (1751-1837)  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