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Warren, Joseph (1741-1775) [Resolution of Provincial Congress of Watertown for enlistments]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC01450.608 Author/Creator: Warren, Joseph (1741-1775) Place Written: Watertown, Massachusetts Type: Manuscript Date: 23 April 1775 Pagination: 1 p. : docket ; 31.7 x 19.3 cm.

Summary of Content: Clerical copy with signature of Joseph Warren, as President Pro Tempore, in the secretary's hand. Document refers to "the Recovery and preservation of our undoubted Rights and Liberties." Delineates pay scale of various ranks in the army, says a coat and uniform be given to each solider, also says town must provide blankets and miscellaneous supplies. Bottom of document says "True Coppy of the original." Repairs made where document was folded.

Background Information: Warren was killed at the Battle of Bunker Hill in June 1775.

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Historical Era: American Revolution, 1763-1783

Subjects: Freedom and IndependenceRecruitmentMilitary HistoryRevolutionary WarGovernment and CivicsMilitary SuppliesMilitary UniformsSoldier's Pay

Sub Era: The War for Independence

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