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In Provincial Congress for the colony of New-York, the [blank] day of [blank] 1776: To [blank] Greeting: By virtue of the authority reposed in us, we do hereby nominate, authorize, constitute and appoint you [blank] of the [blank] hereby requiring you ... subscribe in presence of the chairman ... the rules and orders for regulating the militia of the colony of New-York, recommended by the Provincial Congress on the 22d day of August 1775
New York (Colony)Provincial Congress.Hasbrouck, AbrahamBenson, Robert1739-1823Woodhull, Nathaniel1722-1776
Recruiting, enlistment, etcMilitiaHistoryArmed Forces
New York (State)Ulster County (N.Y.)United States
1 sheet ( p.) : form ; 22 x 35 cm.
N-YHS copy with blanks filled in: the "twentieth" day of "Feby." 1776. To "Abraham Haasbrook. Esquire" ... appoint you "the said Abraham Haasbrook. Colonel." of the "northern regiment of militia of foot in Ulster County" [signed in ms. at end] Attest. "Rob: Benson, scry." By order, "Nathll. Woodhull presidt."