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Saltonstall, Richard to Captain Shepherd

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.179 Author/Creator: Saltonstall, Richard Place Written: Boston, Massachusetts Type: Autograph letter signed Date: 1 May 1761 Pagination: 2 p.

Summary of Content: Saltonstall, commander of a regiment during the French War, provides Shepherd the names of the officers who have been appointed to serve with him. He is ordered to make weekly returns to Major Salah Barnard of the number of men that he and his officers enlist. Details the form of the company's uniforms, and tells him the name and location of the tailor who will prepare these. Further orders will come from Major Barnard.

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Historical Era: Colonization and Settlement, 1585-1763

Subjects: French and Indian WarMilitary HistoryFranceGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyGlobal History and US Foreign PolicyMuster Rolls and ReturnsMilitary UniformsArtisans

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