War-Office, November 14th, 1776. To the Associators of Pennsylvania.

Gentlemen, Congress have received intelligence that a fleet of the enemy, consisting of several hundred sail, were yesterday discovered near Sandy-Hook, steering to the southward. ..

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SeriesEarly American imprints -- no. 15192
ContributionsHarrison, Benjamin, ca. 1726-1791, Pennsylvania. Associators of the City and Liberties of Philadelphia
The Physical Object
Pagination1 sheet ([1] p.)
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Open LibraryOL18183249M

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Book/Printed Material War-Office, Novem To the Associators of Pennsylvania: November 14th, Congress have received intelligence that a fleet of the enemy, consisting of several hundred sail, were yesterday discovered near Sandy-Hook, steering to the southward. War-Office, November 14th, To the Associators of Pennsylvania: Gentlemen, Congress have received intelligence that a fleet of the enemy, consisting of several hundred sail, were yesterday discovered near Sandy-Hook, steering to the southward.

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Enlistments, Maryland Flying Camp from Baltimore County. Receipt Book for Final Settlement Certificates, Maryland Line. Pennsylvania, like New Jersey, was relatively untouched by operations in Because it lacked a compulsory militia, the Quaker-dominated colony relied on volunteers, known as associators.

The Pennsylvania Assembly assumed responsibility for supervising the associators. Full text of "Pennsylvania in the war of the revolution, battalions and line. " See other formats.

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It is said they seem spirited upon this occasion. I am, dear Sir, yours, &c. George Washington. Washington, George. 2 December, The Pennsylvania Militia 1. The Quaker Origins.

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In William and Abner, serving in the Flying Camp among the Pennsylvania Associators, had disappeared during the Battle of Long Island, most likely killed as the American lines were overwhelmed. Thomas, who was in the Pennsylvania Rifle Regiment, completed his service in and returned to Lower Smithfield, then served in the local militia.

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