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1780-01-20, Order requiring N.Y.C. male residents to arm
January 20, 1780 Proclamation of British Major General James Pattison which required men from 17 to 60 to arm themselves and become enrolled in
companies to protect New York City. Of note, Quakers and firemen are excepted from this order. (Digitized from a microfilm copy of title originally held
by the Massachusetts Historical Society Library).
Title:   By James Pattison, Esq ; major general of His Majesty's forces, and commandant of the city of New-York, &c. &c. &c. Proclamation. : Whereas in all well regulated societies where protection is given to the person and property of every individual ...
OCLC Number:   62810857
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