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Act for raising a body of volunteers for the defence of the commonwealth
War Office (Williamsburg) August 17, 1779: Sir, It is a matter of no small moment to the salvation of this country, that the act passed last session Assembly, for providing a defence for this commonwealth, be carried into effect with all possible expedition
1 sheet ( p.) ; 24 x 22 cm.
Concerns the raising of troops for the defence of the commonwealth of Virginia.
Imprint supplied by Bristol.
N-YHS copy inscribed; fabric lining.
Shipton & Mooney
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