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- "Given at Poughkeepsie, this [blank] day of [blank] 1781. By His Excellency's command, [blank]"., N-YHS copy has manuscript notes on leaf : "Copy of Warrant to enlist Men on bounties of unappropriated lands" and "No. 1"; ink stamp: "Tomlinson Collection--Deposited by Mercantile Library Association".
- Encouragement for volunteers to enlist in the Massachusetts State Train of Artillery, commanded by Col. Thomas Crafts., Text appeared as advertisement in the December 19, 1777, and subsequent issues of the Independent chronicle, published by Powars and Willis., Not in Ford, W.C. Broadsides., N-YHS copy: inscription on recto: Golden-ball on Taunton green. Thos. Greenleaf, recruiting officer; manuscript annotations in the text; mounted on paper backing.