Followed by a blank commission directed to the company officer for raising a troop of seventy-six men.
First part printed in two columns, second part in one.
Imprint from Evans.
Evans entry duplicated by Bristol B4292. Bristol title incorrect: In Committee of Safety ...
Watermark: Liberty & Prudence. Cf. Gravell, T.L. Amer. watermarks 458. Although Evans attributes to Loudon, this paper was used for interleaving Gaine's universal register ... for the year 1776.
N-YHS copy has "Committee of Safety, New-York, January 27, 1776." crossed out and "In Provincial Congress N York 24th July 1776" written above. Blanks in form filled out: "To [Richard Varick, Esq] ... appointed a [captain] ... [Wm. A. Forbes, Aaron Van Hook, James Fairley] intended to be the other officers". Holograph signature at end: "By order Nathll. Woodhull presidt."
Rehoused; mylar encapsulation.
Conserved; washed dry-cleaned deacidified-aqueous resized restored.
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