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Carleton, Guy (1724-1808) [Document to supply clothing for troops]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01412.36 Author/Creator: Carleton, Guy (1724-1808) Place Written: s.l. Type: Document signed Date: 14 July 1774 Pagination: 2 p. : docket ; 33 x 22 cm

Summary of Content: Witnessed by Doubleday and another illegible signature. Carleton appoints Alexander Adair and Henry Bullock of Charing Cross as his attorneys to contract for the clothing provided for Carleton's 47th Regiment of Foot. Document sealed with Carleton's signet. Bears Carleton's red, wax official seal.

People: Carleton, Guy, Baron Dorchester, 1724-1808
Adair, Alexander, fl. 1774
Bullock, Henry, fl. 1774

Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Revolutionary WarGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMilitary HistoryMilitary Uniforms

Sub Era: Road to Revolution

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