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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.282
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1754-1764 
Title Jonathan Norris' military enlistment during the French and Indian War
Date 3 May 1760
Author Norris, Jonathan (fl. 1760)  
Document Type Military document
Content Description Partially printed document in which Norris enlists himself in the British army from the Province of Massachusetts Bay, noting that he received five dollars as partial bounty money from Joseph Thompson. Indicates their mission is "the total Reduction of Canada." A signed statement attested to by John Worthington below Norris' statement indicates Norris appeared, received an additional bounty, and took the Oath of Fidelity.
Subjects French and Indian War  Military History  Soldier's Pay  Recruitment  Canada  Global History and Civics  France  Oath  
People Norris, Jonathan (fl. 1760)  Worthington, John (fl. 1760)  
Place written Massachusetts
Theme French & Indian Wars
Sub-collection The Gilder Lehrman Collection, 1493-1859
Copyright The Gilder Lehrman Institute of American History
Module Settlement, Commerce, Revolution and Reform: 1493-1859