1787 Townsend Ma Military Documents; Revolutionary War Benj Spaulding
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1787 Townsend Ma Military Documents; Revolutionary War Benj Spaulding:
1787 Townsend, MassachusettsRevolutionary War Benj Spaulding Documents
Handwrittennotice to Josiah Burge,one of the Corpl of the South Company in Townsend, requiring himto
"notify and warn all the men whose names are in the List*...that they assemble and meet at the Training field by the Meetting house in said Town...in order to Chuse a Captain...".
Signed by Benj Spaulding Lieut and faintly on back by Josiah Burge.
*The List found with letter is included.
Two items total.
Benjamin Spaulding (1743-1832), born and died in Townsend. Had the rank of Lieutenantduring the Revolutionary War and answered the call for the Alarm on Lexington and Concord, April 19, 1775. He served 18 days and marched home.
Size: 8" x 6.5"; 5.5" x 12.5"
Condition: GD-VG with general wear, stains