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Report from Fort No. 2 (Dorchester Heights), 1776 November 19

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This report from Fort No. 2 (Dorchester, Massachusetts) by Revolutionary War Lieutenant Daniel Wheelwright provides an account of events to the officer of the day.

Appointment of Micah Chapman as Captain of the Sixth Company of Barnstable county, 1781 July 1

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Document, dated July 1, 1781, appointing Micah Chapman as "Captain of the Sixth Company in the first Regiment of Militia in the County of Barnstable whereof Enoch Hallet, Esqr is Colonel."

Signed by John Hancock in his capacity as Governor and…

Military appointment of Micah Chapman, 1776 April 20

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Document issued by the Council of the Massachusetts-Bay appointing Micah Chapman a captain in the Second Company of Militia, First Regiment, for the town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

Dated April 20, 1776, and signed by Perez Morton in his capacity…

Military appointment of Micah Chapman, 1775 August 13

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Document issued by the Council of the Massachusetts-Bay appointing Micah Chapman as captain in the Second Company of Militia, First Regiment, for the town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

Dated August 13, 1775, and signed by Perez Morton in his…

Letter from Eliakim Libby to Mehitable Cummings Libby, 1775, December 1

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A letter from Sergeant Eliakim Libby of the Continental Army (Colonel Edmund Phinney's 31st Regiment of Foot) to his wife, Mehitable Cummings Libby, and child. Dated December 1, 1775 at Cambridge, Massachusetts. Libby expresses his longing for his…

Letter from Eliakim Libby to Mehitable Cummings Libby, 1775 November 26

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A letter from Sergeant Eliakim Libby of the Continental Army (Colonel Edmund Phinney's 31st Regiment of Foot) to his wife Mehitable Cummings Libby. Dated November 26, 1775, Libby, a resident of what would become Scarborough, Maine, writes about his…