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1759-03-17, Proclamation of equal rank with British soldiers
March 17, 1759 Proclamation by Governor Thomas Pownall that the king granted equal status in rank and command to American officers as the British
officers, although the latter were considered senior to the Americans in the same rank. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of a title originally held by
the Massachusetts Historical Society Library)
Title:   By His Excellency Thomas Pownall, Esq; ... A proclamation : His Majesty ... hath determined ... to make a general invasion of Canada, and ... is graciously pleased to grant to the officers of his American forces a rank and command equal to the officers of his British forces ... Given at the Council-chamber in Boston, the seventeenth day of March, 1759 ...
OCLC Number:   1252733531
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