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1776-11-06, Enticements to join the Continental Army
November 6, 1776 broadside of a proclamation by the Commander in Chief of Connecticut, Jonathan Trumbull, which listed a series of inducements to
folders and non-commissioned officers to join and remain in the Continental Army during the war. September 9, 1776 resolutions from the New York
Provincial Congress to establish a committee with military support to discover conspirators in New York who are assisting the British. The second page
contained verso annotations in manuscript dated June 6, 1778 and addressed to General Gates at Peck's Kill. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title
originally held by the New York Historical Society Library).
Title:   By the Honorable Jonathan Trumbull, Esquire, captain-general, and commander in chief of the state of Connecticut, in America. A proclamation : Whereas the Honorable Continental Congress have resolved that eight battalions of troops be raised ... each non-commissioned officer and soldier, inhabitants of this state, who shall inlist himself ... shall be entitled to have and receive, not only the bounty, wages and allowances, offered by Congress ... but also all such further encouragements as are offered and granted by the General Assembly of this state ... Given under my hand in New-Haven, the sixth day of November, anno Domini, 1776.
OCLC Number:   62808396
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verso annotations; 1778-06-29, For Gen. Gates at PYesNo