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1758-04-01, Proclamation to recruit 800 men
April 1, 1758 Proclamation by Governor Benning Wentworth to recruit 800 men by ordering bounties, providing service information and rules of
enlistment. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of a title originally held by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library).
Title:   By His Excellency Benning Wentworth, Esq ; ... A proclamation : ... In order to carry the war into the enemy's country as far as Montreal and Quebec, His Majesty is graciously pleased to require the aid of twenty thousand men from the New-Jerseys, New-York, and the New-England governments ... The Legislature of this government having resolved to levy and pay eight hundred men, to be employed in this expedition; I do hereby promise and engage, that all such able bodied and effective men ... shall be entituled to the following pay and rewards ... Given at the Council-chamber in Portsmouth, the first day of April 1758 ...
OCLC Number:   62816133
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