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To [blank] captain, or to the chief officer of the [blank] company in the [blank] regiment in this colony. Greeting: In pursuance of the direction of an act of the General Assembly, passed in December 1775, you are hereby ordered, first giving proper notice, to call together the company or train band under your command, and view and examine their arms and ammunition ... Given under my hand at [blank] the [blank] day of [blank] A.D. 177[blank]
Recruiting, enlistment, etcMinutemen (Militia)Recruiting and enlistmentHistoryAmerican forcesHistory, Military
New Haven?, Conn
1 sheet ( p.) ; 19 x 16 cm.
Order issued by the Connecticut Militia, followed by enlistment form, dated January, 1776.
Not in Shipton & Mooney.
N-YHS copy completed in manuscript: to "Samuel Mather" captain, or to the chief officer of the "Sixth" company in the "Third" Regiment ...; Given under my hand at "New London" the "first" day of "January" A.D. 177"6". [signed] G Saltonstall oco(?); enlistment form filled in ink for the subscribers of Lyme in the county of New London; fabric lining.