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MS Can 85

Massachusetts militia documents and tax receipts, 1762-1809: Guide.

Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University


Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02138 USA

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Descriptive Summary

Call No.: MS Can 85
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Title: Massachusetts militia documents and tax receipts,
Date(s): 1762-1809.
Quantity: 1 collection (.02 linear feet (1 volume)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Documents concerning the Massachusetts Militia.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

No accession number. Gift of Francis H. Brown; received: 1868 June 5. Recataloged from Can 358.7*.

Processing Information:

Processed by: Bonnie B. Salt

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

Massachusetts Militia Documents and Tax Receipts, 1762-1809 (MS Can 85). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Scope and Contents

Miscellaneous loose documents and original volume covers, written in several hands, including a Massachusetts militia salary report, militia appointments, and court martial proceedings, engineers' salary report, and tax receipts issued by the Commonwealth. Volume includes a manuscript list of contents at front. Documents concern the following individuals: Richard Saltonstall, William Boyce, Nehemiah Munroe, Jeremiah Shuttleworth, , Joseph Pierpont, Thomas Bell, James Brown, David Goodwin, Jr., and Samuel Cuttey.

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