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Collection Reference Number GLC01450.173.02
From Archive Folder Documents Relating to 1700-1753 
Title Warrant for the impressment of George Knap
Date 18 June 1744
Author Leonard, Samuel (fl.1717-1744)  
Document Type Legal document; Military document
Content Description Pursuant to a warrant from Colonel George Leonard, on behalf of Governor "Shierly," Knap is to appear at Captain Leonard's dwelling in Raynham on the morning of 20 June, completely outfitted for military service and prepared "to proceed on his Majesty's service for the defense and protection of his Majesty's subjects in the frontiers of this province." Written as Captain of the Military Company in Raynham. On verso is the signed statement of Elijah Leonard that he did meet with Knap on the day indicated and gave him the warning.
Subjects Military History  Government and Civics  French and Indian War  
People Leonard, Samuel (fl.1717-1744)  Knap, George (fl. 1744)  
Theme Law; Government & Politics; 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