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At a meeting of the governor and Council of Safety, holden at Hartford, on the 19th day of June A.D. 1781: Whereas ... His Excellency the governor hath received from His Excellency General Washington, a very pressing and earnest requisition for eight hundred men ... Therefore resolved, by the governor and Council of Safety, that there be forthwith raised in this state, eight hundred able bodied effective men
Council of Safety (Conn.)Hudson, Barzillai1741-1823Goodwin, George1757-1844ConnecticutGovernor (1769-1784 : Trumbull).
Shipton & Mooney
Recruiting, enlistment, etcRecruiting and enlistmentHistory, Military
Printed by Hudson & Goodwin.
1 sheet ( p.) ; 33 x 20 cm.
Signed: Extract from the minutes, test, Benjamin Payne, clerk.
N-YHS copy: inscription and manuscript annotations on verso; fabric lining.