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State of New-York. Head-quarters, Poughkeepsie, July 1st, 1781. General orders: The Legislature having by law, passed at the present session, enacted, that a further levy of troops for the defence of the state ... should be immediately raised ... His Excellency the governor therefore orders that the commanding officers of the respective regiments, do forthwith proceed to the raising of these men
New York (State)Governor (1777-1795 : Clinton).Clinton, George1739-1812Holt, John1721-1784Benson, Robert1739-1823
Shipton & Mooney
Recruiting, enlistment, etcRecruiting and enlistment
Printed by John Holt
1 sheet ( p.) ; 26 x 20 cm.
The New-York Historical Society copy is signed in ms. by Robert Benson.
Ascribed to the press of John Holt by Bristol.
N-YHS copy: slightly mutilated, not affecting text; fabric lining.