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Collection Reference Number GLC02542.09
From Archive Folder Collection of correspondence of the North Family 
Title Appointment of William North as captain of 9th Massachusetts
Date 16 September 1782
Author Hanson, John (1715-1783)  
Document Type Government document; Military document
Content Description Signed by Hanson as President of Congress and countersigned by Benjamin Lincoln as Secretary of War. Document is official notification of William North's appointment as captain in the 9th Massachusetts Regiment. Says he is accorded the rank from the 10 May 1777. Includes embossed paper seal at top corner.
Subjects Revolutionary War  Continental Army  Continental Congress  Military History  Congress  Government and Civics  American Statesmen  
People North, William (1755-1836)  
Place written Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Theme The American Revolution; Government & Politics
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Additional Information North was a Senator from New York, May -August 1798. Made Brigadier General in Provisional Army under Alexander Hamilton, 1798-1800.
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859